I´ve come here to understand life - I´ve followed the example of
I also happen to enjoy good stories, and Bambi´s telling of the Dream of Euleuteria Kirschbaum is one of the best I´ve read in a while. Told from the naive perspective of a Philippina of humble origins, it describes her plight as she journeys to Germany in hope of a better future. Her fears and hopes crumble when she comes to realize her suitors true nature: An alcoholic jobless overweight that lives with his mother.
What makes this story so touching is its reflection of the truth. It´s a story that happens all the time, again and again, not only here in the Philippines.