By Arnold Macalintal
Whenever I think of grit, determination, and more importantly giving, I think of my father, Teofilo Macalintal.
My father grew up in the municipality of Alitagag in the province of Batangas in the Philippines. The family didn’t have much growing up and being one of 12 children, there was even less to go around. He found himself running around with gangs in his younger days and had the fading tattoos on his hands to show for it. He could have easily stayed on...