There was a show back in the ‘90s that caught on camera the witty and amusing things that kids say. Despite their innocence and age, these gems came up with the most amazing remarks.
On the 25th anniversary of the EDSA Revolution, we thought we’d ask our country’s future leaders to see if they have the same burning patriotism that launched the historic Philippine uprising a quarter of a century ago. Here, in their own words, is what they had to say when asked : “If you were president of the Philippines for one day, what would you do?”
“I will request people to stop smoking so that we will have clean air to breathe.”
Alexandra Ramos, 3
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"I would share my books to other kids."
Justin Maven Lee, 2
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“I will sing and dance for the kids at the orphanage! I want everybody to be happy!"
Erich Claire Ang, 2
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“Whenever there’s danger, there will be no classes for 1 week…. for example, (if) there's a bomb in makati, then there'll be no classes and work for 1 week in makati so that everyone will be safe.”
Miko Dalisay 10
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"Free food for everyone."
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"No school and homework for 1 year!"
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“If I were President, I’ll work and tell people not to litter. If they litter, I will tell them to throw it in the trash can. I will tell them to recycle."
Cobi T. Sunga, 7
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"I'll create roads made of chocolate, houses made of ginger bread, street lights made of candy and lollipops..I'll make the Philippines a candy land!"
Koko Herbert, 7
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"Magtatrabaho ako kung President ako, mag titinda ako ng French fries and chicken sa Mcdo."
Lee Diomampo, 4
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“I would throw a big party for the street children, and serve them ice cream, spaghetti, and chicken! There will be balloons, mascots, activities, lots of prizes, games and stories so that everyone will be happy!”
Patrick Vinz Ang, 4
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“If I were the President , I will tell everyone to plant a tree because I don't want our house to be flooded.”