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Marlan Maralit


Marlan Maralit is a Filipino-American activist. In his interview he talks about the role his mentor, Jon Melegrito, had in finding his own political identity. He shares how being part of this cause has shaped his life and explains the value in hearing the veterans stories.

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Some of our activists chained themselves to the fence outside the White House

(08:47) in full interview

It’s a good reminder… that we need to stay informed and inspired by the story of the filipino world war 2 veterans

(15:35) in full interview


Here is a generation of men… fighting for some basic dignity, its a reminder to all of us that nothing is given…

(17:20) in full interview


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