Vol. 4, 2016-2017
An essay written by a Texas Knight was recently featured in the Special Section of the ANI Lakbay Philippine Literary Yearbook of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Composed originally in Pilipino language the essay "Ang Huling Biyahe" was translated in English as "The Last Trip" which tells the story of the writer with a fellow nurse his best friend who lost her life in a helicopter crash during the pandemic, and as a tribute for her bravery, valor, commitment and dedication who gave her life in the service of the people she served.
said article was one of the 146 literary works, and seven artworks
carefully screened and selected by the editorial staff of the said
publication, among more than one thousand entries submitted from both
the Philippines, and the world. The writers and artists were paid
stipends for coming up with heartwarming stories and drawings about
their travel experiences during this pandemic, and also were given
complimentary copy of the aforementioned yearbook.
essay was penned by Joel Clemente, SK, MN, RN, of St. Gabriel the
Archangel Council 12153 in McKinney, TX. He is known for previously
publishing his first book "The Story Of A Prudent Nurse", and a
freelance writer for thirty five years.
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