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Denise Dador says, 'My mother Marilyn Alquizola is an Asian American Studies professor who has instilled in me the importance of knowing who I am and where I came from. The Filipino-American experience is quite unique and specific. With this knowledge, she has always helped me view and understand the world from various perspectives. It's priceless information I will pass on to my daughter Arden as she grows up.'
( Photo / Denise Dador)