First time

22ampatuan11Five-year old Ronnie “Nono” Perante III lights candles at the symbolic gravemarker of his father. Ronnie, at the site of the November 23, 2009 massacre in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao on Saturday, November 21, 2015. It was the child’s first visit to the massacre site.  Nono was still in his mother’s womb when his father, a correspondent of Gold Star Daily, was killed along with 57 others in the worst pre-election violence in Philippine history. MindaNews photo by TOTO LOZANO