“They are awesome, believe me. They are totally awesome.”
I wonder why some people treat babies, children, men, and women with extra chromosomes differently when they should be treated the same as others. Some people even call them names. Or look at them strangely as if, these humans are going to eat them alive.
Just a little knowledge for us to know, ordinarily, a newborn baby inherits a total of 46 chromosomes divided into 2 chromosomes from both parents. These 23 chromosomes match the other 23 from both the mother and father. The biological inaccuracy of the baby’s chromosomes may happen during the early stages of the development of the baby, (if I am not mistaken) which may lead to having more than 46 chromosomes in one child. That totals 22 chromosomes + 23 chromosomes on the other half which doctors may find not usual. In this case, a baby has EXTRA CHROMOSOMES. Extra chromosomes may happen in different situations, it may be inherited, the genes, the blood, or you are just LUCKY enough to be chosen as the parents of these wonderful babies. Is it normal? Well, it may not be the same as an ordinary set of chromosomes a person may have. However, they must be given the same treatment or attitude that we do towards other people.
Say, I have friends who have children who have extra chromosomes, and they are totally lovely. I am a very weak person when I see one, and it makes me cry because I am always, always overwhelmed by meeting children like them.
They are humans too, and they are wonderful humans. We actually all have to be thankful for having them around. They give us extra happiness and extra love. Which in return must be given, extra love, extra care, and extra understanding.
Some of them even graduated from college. Some of them are working for companies. Some of them even have their own families. And even if I do not know these people personally, I am so proud of their achievements. I am always overwhelmed by seeing them succeed. And I wish the other hundreds of them around the world to find the true happiness of their own choices too.
Now, I’d like to introduce one of the AWESOME CHILDREN that I know…
Meet Margarette, people call her GARI, and she’s extraordinary… People love her and I bet you will love her too. Her journey started when she was born in 2016…
Here are the 10 fun facts that you will love about EXTRAORDI_GARI…
1. She loves ANIMALS…
2. She loves HUGGING CUDDLY TOYS…
3. She loves TRAVELING and GOING TO THE BEACH… Her parents even named their resort in Boracay, “Gari’s Place”, don’t forget to visit!
4. She knows her responsibilities and duties at a very young age, such as household chores, and visiting her doctors regularly…
5. She loves dressing up different characters…
6. She loves being a fashionista just like her mom and sisters. In fact, she even participated in the Miss Possibilities 2018 with Ms. Nikki Valdez (one of the famous actresses in the Philippines).
7. She loves studying with her teachers, exploring new things, doing yoga with her mom and participates well in her swimming class. Guess what? She just received her first Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Performance in class and achieving the Mister Cheerful award recently… Congratulations Gari!
8. She loves her awesome friends and they love her too…
9. She loves her family so much and they are also well-loved by Gari. And for them, she’s the best present ever!
10. She loves God more than anything else…
Now tell me, what’s not to love? Isn’t she lovely?
So guys out there, you have no idea, how families feel when their family members are being mocked only because others don’t see them the way they see themselves.
REMEMBER: We all have flaws too, you will never know what the future can bring.
Sending a lot of love and hugs to these AWESOME PEOPLE that I call.
For more of Gari’s journey, follow her instagram account: extraordi_gari
Have you been to Bali? Or would you like to visit Bali Indonesia but you do not have time or enough money? Worry no more! There is a place in Laguna where you can feel the ambiance of Bali.
This is Bali Raya Resort and Spa. From the word BALI + caliRAYA which located on the left side of the famous man-made lake in Caliraya Laguna. It definitely serves its purpose with the feels of Bali Indonesia.
A family of large fish will welcome you upon entering the resort. Bali is known to have the majority of fish which are broadly distributed and is known for its various marine life in the waters of Bali.
The ambiance will definitely let you feel like you are in Bali because of the well-constructed building and furniture.
The Resort has several rooms to choose from.
It has rooms for couples, families, and friends.
It also offers free breakfast.
The Laguna breeze will make you feel like you wouldn’t want to go back to the city anymore.
So what are you waiting for? Come home to Bali raya!
I would like to share this story not because I want to brag about it but because I would like to send my appreciation to some people who never fail to support and love me in everything that I do…
The upcoming Ms. MSC Michelle Single Mother Charity Pageant 2019, is a pageant for a cause. This is for single mothers out there who continuously love and look after their children by being both the mother and the father… This is an event by Ms. Michelle Garcia, which will be held at Firewater Feast Station on July 7, 2019 at 6pm.
Right after the photoshoot at Firewater FEAST Station, I noticed a candidate who seemed to be a little shy and a bit timid. I figured that she’s lacking her confidence because of her smile…
I couldn’t sleep that night and I kept on thinking how I can be of big help to this mother… I heard about her story and for her, she would rather spend money on the school of her children than to spend for her personal use.
The ff. day, I talked to several friends who are into dentistry. I really wanted to help this mother to bring back her confidence so she can do her best for the upcoming event.
And guess what? They did not think twice about helping me/us in this advocacy for single mothers.
The Love Guru has been receiving questions about love, life, business, struggles and success.. She may have not experience it all yet but people keep on coming back to her and asking her about her advice and opinion.
She will definitely answer all the questions soon..
Do not forget to subscribe to her Youtube Channel… She will be active there often..
The survival of these 3 young women who were abducted for a decade just made an enormous impact to people not just around the neighborhood but also around the world.
What really happened inside the house on Seymour St. in Cleveland Ohio? Where have all the girls gone? Who is this little girl coming in and out of the monster’s house?
In 2002, Michelle Knight who was then a 21-year old single mom was abducted by a certain Ariel Castro who happened to be living just a couple of blocks away from her parents’ house. Michelle called her mother a few hours before she was abducted and was told to pick her son up in school. She asked a man if he can help her in giving directions on the way to her son’s school since it’s her mother’s duty everyday. The man said he doesn’t know how to go there. And there was this other man who came up to her and told her that he knows how to go to that area that she needs to reach this afternoon. When she looked at him, she recognized that the man talking to her is the father of her friend.
Ariel Castro offered a ride taking her to the school of Michelle’s son. On their way there, he kept on telling her things about life, dogs and his puppies which caught her attention. “Oh really? Maybe you can give me one for my son.” She cracked a joke. And he said “Sure! Let’s drop by my house so we can get one.”
Upon reaching the back door, Michelle had no idea that Ariel already locked the gate and told her that he placed the puppies at the attic because he didn’t want them to make a mess on the first floor when he isn’t around.
Michelle was a little nervous going up the stairs but she trusted Ariel knowing that he’s the father of her friend. And when they reached the room, finding the puppies, he shut the door, the windows, grabbed her arms, tied and hung her up on the ceiling with an extension. That is how she was abducted.
A year after, another girl named Amanda Berry was reported missing. A girl who just left work one afternoon of 2003. She was offered a ride by the father of someone who used to be Amanda’s former workmate in Burger King. A year after, another girl named Gina De Jesus was reported missing.
See that’s how they were abducted by this man who became even more famous for being called as a monster. Why and how in hell had he ever done this kind of cruelty?
Ariel Castro, a school bus driver, was a man of music. He was known for playing bass guitar, went to church every Sunday. Greets people and waves hello and goodbye in the neighborhood every single day. He even had the guts to hug the mother and lit a candle for Gina De Jesus when her parents remembered her a year after on the same day she was reported missing.
What really happened inside the monster’s house for 11 years? How did the young girls live their lives inside this house of horror? And how were these girls found after 11 years?
Ariel Castro abducted the girls and gave them hell in this house of horror. Raped them more than 5 consecutive times a day, beat them, locked them, chained them, cursed them, starved them to death and most of the time treated them awfully especially when the girls try to escape. They realized one day that if they keep on showing Ariel that they are sad and they are furious, Ariel would most likely keep on doing the same things to them. So they just tried to accept things as it is. And that was the time Ariel unlocked them from the chains and let them roam around the house except when there are visitors.
Michelle Knight got pregnant for more than 5 times but Ariel Castro did a lot of things to abort the baby. He had a child named Jocelyn with Amanda Berry whom he treated like his own wife.
Ariel’s ex-wife and kids left him because he used to beat her with anything that he can hold. Ariel was never a good husband, but was a good father… At first.
Ariel’s ex-wife was as well abused. Unfortunately she died a couple of years before the abduction of the 3 young girls were found.
How did these girls manage to escape from the Monster at the House of horror? Ariel Castro treated his daughter with Amanda Berry well. He was a father to Jocelyn who is now around 10-11 years old. He used to take her out of the house of horror. Taking her to Mickey D’s once in a while and shows her photos to random people introducing her as his girl friend’s daughter or his grandchild.
One morning of May 6 in 2013, the perpetrator Ariel Castro told Jocelyn that he will visit his mother and will be back after a couple of hours. He forgot to lock the main door. Or did he really forget to lock it? Jocelyn ran to her mom and told her “Mommy, daddy went out and left the door open.” Amanda asked her if she’s sure that her father really wasn’t there? Or he might just be testing them again if they will escape if he leaves the door open. She slowly went down the stairs and checked if he was there. To her surprise, the screen was only padlocked outside and the main door was 2 inches open. She rushed to the door and shouted for help. Until a couple of neighbors from across the house ran and forcefully broke the door. She then called 911 and informed them that she’s Amanda Berry, the woman who has been kidnapped for 10 years and that she’s alive and free. She asked for help to release two more girls inside the house.
Fast forward, Ariel Castro was caught at Mcdonald’s along with his two other brothers, Onil and Pedro Castro who were both so surprised when they were being asked by the police. They had no idea about what was happening.
Ariel was sentenced 1000 years in prison for Attempted murder, Aggravated Murder, Kidnapping, Rape and Assault. From his last words inside the court, he said that he is not a monster. That he is also a human. That there was harmony inside his house when the 3 young women were there. That they lived a normal life. And that he is just sick. He kept on making people believe that he had this kind of disease called Sexual Addiction.
The girls wanted Ariel to experience the same pain that they had experienced with him inside the prison. But same day of September 3 when a note was found inside his cell, “will be saved, God loves you, for all are sinners, we all fall short of the glory of God. Christ is my savior and yours!!” he was found dead. He committed suicide.
VIEWS AND OPINIONS
I am a fan of watching documented films, regardless if it’s long or short. I love learning things about other countries and how they manage to deal with different kinds of people and situation around the world.
Until I was brought to this documented file of the abduction of three women in Ohio who were found alive after 11 years. I watched it right away and got interested until I found out that they also made a movie entitled “Cleveland Abduction.”
I am a single mother, just like Michelle Knight and I definitely wouldn’t want my child to be abducted by anybody. Same goes with putting myself in the shoes of these women, what are you gonna do if you were one of them?
I always remind my daughter not to be to gullible. Most kidnappers abduct children or even, sometimes adults whom they find vulnerable.
We can never blame the three women or question them why the hell they took the ride with this man whom they only got the chance to talk to because they knew that he is the father of their workmate or classmate or someone they know. Things happen for a reason. We all have to be clever in these kinds of situations. However, we also have to consider that they were young girls when they were abducted.
I remember Michelle Knight on the day when Ariel Castro was sentenced 1000 years in prison, she said “You took 11 years of my life and now I got it back. I spent 11 years in hell and now your hell is just beginning”. I admire Michelle for being able to face Ariel Castro and for being able to stand strong for the other ladies inside the house of horror.
Michelle Knight’s life was far more different than the other two. She was not ok with her mom before she was abducted. Nobody looked for her when she was missing. Nobody lit a single candle for her. Her son was given away for adoption by her mom believing that she just ran away and that she didn’t want to look after her kid anymore.
After the 11 years of abduction she was given a family lawyer to help her find her son and to fight for her rights because she never intended to have her child adopted. It was her mother’s choice. Until one morning, she talked to her lawyer and told him that she realized that her son is now living a good life, and that he belongs to a responsible family who can offer him everything that Michelle won’t be able to give. So she just asked for a single photo of her son and accepted how things have changed.
Amanda Berry who happened to gave birth to Ariel Castro’s daughter was given a different treatment inside the house of horror. She was treated like his own wife. She was given her own room, a small room where she made a small kindergarten and taught her child everything that she could learn inside. She was a good mother, a perfect teacher and wonderful friend. She never taught her daughter to treat her father awfully. She never made her feel like they are captives inside the house. She taught her good manners. She learned to accept the fact that she will never ever get the chance to be free again and just learned that things won’t be the same again. She did that because she knew all along that she will be treated the other way around if she’d do that. I admire her for being one of the toughest mothers I know. She gave God her full trust that one day, she will still see herself getting married, have a wonderful family and live a normal life.
Gina De Jesus, who was the last person to be abducted never gave up seeing her family again. Amongst the three women, she has the funniest and coolest family. A year after she was reported missing, her family remembered her by having a vigil, praying and lighting candles for her. Ariel Castro even attended the vigil, lit a candle and hugged her mother saying, as neighbors, they are doing their best to find Gina. How cruel is that?
It was said that there was another woman who was abducted but was able to escape.
CLEVELAND, OH, – The house where three women who disappeared as teens about a decade ago were found alive on Monday is shown May 7, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Amanda Berry, who went missing in 2003, Gina DeJesus, who went missing in 2004, and Michelle Knight, who went missing in 2002, were all found alive in the same house. Three suspects, all brothers, have been taken into custody. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
Now the house of horror was already demolished and became a park full of plants.
I may have not have the full story or even more detailed delivery of how awful Ariel Castro was when he was still alive, but which ever way around, he was a monster and will forever be considered as a monster. He took the 11 wonderful years of these young women, gave them pain and made them suffer for the rest of their lives, put his family in vain, gave embarrassment to his own children, his own mother and everyone else in the neighborhood. His body is already dead but what he did still remains and his soul still suffers. But we are just humans, God is the only person who has the right to condemn or judge someone. He even forgives. And these 3 young ladies will soon learn to forgive but I’m sure they will never forget, and let’s leave it that way.
To Ariel Castro’s family, his mother, his siblings, especially his children, your lives must not be judged based on what he has done in the past. I know that it is very difficult to find a better way to live a normal life, just like what he made you of. He made you guys corpses, walking dead, all eyes on you, judging you, and changed your lives in a snap. But I still wish you all to have an ordinary life just like before. If we could change something in the past, we would’ve done better, but this is reality. All we can do is move on and continue living your lives. I admire each and everyone of you for being able to do your own part to the lives of these children after the abduction.
To Michelle Knight, you are a superwoman. I am a Filipina and I only knew your story when I got interested in the documentary. And I am telling you that you are one of the most wonderful people in the world. You are loved, you are beautiful, and you will always be part of the prayers of the people who love you anywhere in the world. Continue to be a blessing, continue to be a good person, continue to help other people and guide them especially young women in the world, and I wish you all the best. I am looking forward to hearing good stories and updates about your life in the future.
To Amanda Berry, no words can describe how good you are as a person. You, being a strong woman who fought for the life of your daughter, you, who accepted the fact that the child you were bearing for 9 months is a child of the person who abducted you, raped you and made your life miserable. You, who set aside the feelings of being destroyed and disturbed and gave your child the chance to live a normal life. I adore how you changed the life of your daughter, thinking about what others would do, if they were you. Because 70% might do otherwise. I wish you and your child a perfect family in the future. A man who will be a father to her and a husband to you. You are beautiful in and out. Continue to be a wonderful person and an awesome mother to Jocelyn.
To Gina De Jesus, you are one of the kindest people I’ve ever watched. With everything that happened to you in the house of horror, you showed your faithfulness to God and to your family that one day you will all be together again. At a very young age, you have become a fighter. What you have experienced inside the house of horror was really unacceptable, but how you handled it was extraordinary. I wish you and your family a stronger and a healthier life. You are a blessing to Michelle, Amanda and even Jocelyn. Continue to love your family. Keep your faith to God. Your personality is really admirable.
Kudos to these 3 women who have done so much in life at a very age and yet, became stronger and now helping people by guiding them, inspiring them, talking to them, reaching out to those who are in need and giving them the chance to live a normal life by being SURVIVORS.