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FAMILY ON WHEELS

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By: Edmund B. Pagharion

Collecting pictures is one of my favorite hobbies. I usually bring a camera with me, whenever I go for a simple walk to familiarize myself with a new place. But there was a time when I forgot to put the camera in my bag with me. I miss the chance to take winning pictures of different stories of the lives of people living in the streets in Metro Manila. Now I’m trying to recall that experience by my making a simple drawing.
One of those, is the family living in a movable house - the wooden cart (kariton). It happened at high noon when, I noticed that the wooden cart, were being pushed by a dark and skinny man. It was loaded with junk to be sold at the shop. As I approached near the cart, I heard a girl’s joyful laughter playing with her worn-out doll inside the cart, while her parents smiled with her. Inside the cart, were the mother and two children, ages two and six. That cart served as their house. The father of that family was the only one pushing the cart ov…