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Dapitan City

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By its name, it typifies the word welcome, “Dapit”.
Nestled in the province of Zamboanga del Norte
Once a sleepy town but made a significant history
when Dr. Jose Rizal; a polymath and nationalist visionary
was once exiled and whose martyrdom serves as catalyst
that precipitated the Philippine Independence day.

Now, Dapitanons are reaping seeds of Dr. Rizal’s sojourn.
That they can tell the world or the first sunrise of the sun
the first kiss that his bosom inflamed; when thousands of

good memories surged out from within and prospered the
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Meggie Gultiano 09 October 2007

So. you're from the Phil! I was able to visit that place when we we're having a seminar in Zamboanga City..it is a serene and a very calm place.Thank you for sharing one of our beautiful place..I am very proud of this place, knowing that our national hero, Jose Rizal was exciled here.

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