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The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School. A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any medical school in the United States after graduating as valedictorian from the University of the Philippines in 1933. She decided to attend Harvard Medical School in 1936, even though HMS wasn’t admitting women at the time. Harvard only started officially accepting women to the medical school in 1945.

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - kakistocracy - government by the worst persons; a form of government in which the worst persons are in power.

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from The Atlantic

World War II: The Pacific Islands

General Douglas MacArthur is accompanied by his officers and Sergio Osmena, President of the Philippines in exile, extreme left, as he wades ashore during landing operations at Leyte, Philippines, on October 20, 1944, after U.S. forces recaptured the beach of the Japanese-occupied island.

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How to make #Pork Higado and Honoring “Statesman and Survivor” Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of the Philippines on http://asianinamericamag.com

from Mail Online

Women wail after their family member was gunned down in war on drugs

The President of the Philippines has been dubbed 'The Punisher' after he has…

from The Atlantic

The Philippine Drug Crackdown Has Claimed 2,000 Lives in Two Months

Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, has continued his bloody war on illegal drugs, resulting in more than 2,000 violent deaths over the past two months.

Pope John Paul meeting President Ferdinand Marcos and Imelda Marcos President of the Philippines

The tough-talking president of the Philippines slams the U.S.A president due to…