Typhoon Maring was threatening Luzon and Metro Manila with a heavy downpour, but even the bleak weather could not dampen the spirit of the SP team the Saturday we shot the September cover with celebrity mom Danica Sotto-Pingris and cager husband Marc Pingris.
Fresh from Gilas Pilipinas’ emotional victory at the International Basketball Federation (or FIBA, in French), Marc narrated the sacrifices they made and hardships he had to endure being away from his family. For her part, Danica says that because of the experience, “Mas napalapit ang puso ko sa mga single parents,” having had to play the role of both mom and dad to their kids Mic and Cayla during Marc’s 2-month absence, for which Marc is all-praises: “Mahirap talagang mawalay sa asawa at mga anak, pero sinuportahan nya (Danica) talaga ako.”
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