Why Marcos the dictator still inspires pride in the Philippines

“Here in Ilocos, there’s nothing more important than ensuring your children receive a good education.”
Giving children a better future has become a lifelong vocation for Joy Fernandez, a 35-year-old elementary teacher from Laoag in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines.
When she’s not teaching during school hours, the lively educator is either tutoring kids or coaching them for mathematics competitions. The rest of her spare time is dedicated to taking care of her four children…