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Edita Burgos: I just want to know the truth about my son.
By TJ Burgonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer
April 27, 2012
Throughout the five years that she has been searching for her “disappeared” son, Edita Burgos says she has already scaled down her expectations, from calling for justice to just wanting to find out the truth about what happened to him.
“My standards have gone down through the years. Whereas before, I’d say ‘Give him back to me alive and well, and let justice be served.’ Now I just want to find out what really happened. Because if I find out the truth, I’ll also find him,” she said.
“It’s not even closure that I want. I just want to know what I’ll pray for,” she added.
Family and friends who will be joining Edita in marking the fifth year of Jonas Burgos’ disappearance on Saturday are nowhere near finding the truth of what happened to him, his whereabouts or of obtaining justice for him.
Jonas is the middle son of Edita and the late Jose Burgos Jr., the legendary founder and editor of the Malaya newspaper.
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