Quentin Tarantino and Apl.de.ap help RP typhoon victims

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Quentin Tarantino Apl.de

Quentin Tarantino, famous director for movies like Kill Bill, Pulp fiction and Inglorious basterds, together with Black Eyed Peas singer Apl.de.ap have extended their  helping hand to the victims of Typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng. Both storms have devastated millions of dollars worth of properties and have taken lives of innocent victims during its wrath.

Quentin Tarantino will donate the proceeds from the premiere of his latest movie, Inglorious Basterds to the victims of Typhoon Ondoy (Intl. name: Ketsana). On the other hand, Apl, who was born half Filipino, performed in a charity concert in Manila to raise funds for the Typhoon victims.

Allan Pineda Lindo (Apl.de.ap’s real name) was born in Angeles city, Pampanga to a Filipino mother and African American father. He is a current member of the  popular hiphop musical group Black Eyed Peas. Apl was moved upon seeing Filipino families struggling during and after Typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng (Parma).

It is also worthy to include Kobe Bryant, the current MVP and star player of 2009 NBA Champion LA Lakers.  Bryant along with Nike Philippines have donated 100,000 Pesos to Gawad Kalinga’s “Sagip” program during his visit to the Philippines last July 2009. The money is intended to help the foundation continue its program for the youth. Bryant, on a video interview shared his thoughts about Filipinos currently struggling with the wraths of Ondoy and Ketsana.

“Have a lot of strength and a lot of pride”, Kobe said.

Philippines was not alone to suffer the devastating effects of Mother Nature. Vietnam and Cambodia also felt the anger of Typhoon Ondoy while neighboring countries like Indonesia and Samoa, suffered a massive earthquake. Unfortunately for us pinoys, another super storm threat (storm “lupit”) will probably hit the Philippines.

This is the time to be strong, have faith and pray. It sure can move mountains.

(source: Yahoo news, Inquirer.net)


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