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Nick Joaquin
Philippines
1996

A Filipino writer and journalist whose prose and poetry illustrated plight of Filipinos in a postcolonial society, allowing them to have a better understanding of their national identity.

He was elected to receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award for “his exploring the mysteries of the Filipino body and soul in sixty inspired years as a writer.”

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Greatness of Spirit in literature
Showcase feat. Nick Joaquin
Greatness of Spirit in literature
Showcase feat. Nick Joaquin
Greatness of Spirit in literature
Greatness of Spirit in literature
Greatness of Spirit in literature

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