This letter below is the reply of Dr. Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS, to Ms. Lolita Hizon of Pampanga's Best, who wrote a derogatory letter about the Dollar Moral Crusade of the Filipino United Network (USA) to the US Ambassador to the Philippines, which was published in SUNSTAR This reply was also printed in SUN STAR a few days later.
Dear Ms. Hizon-
Firstly, here's wishing you and your family the best of the new year.
I am writing to you because I heard that you wanted to know who I was and if the "Dollar Moral Crusade" overseas launched by the Filipino United Network (USA) was legitimate or a scam.
Firstly, the Dollar Moral Crusade we launched against graft and corruption (which President Arroyo and Governor Ed Panlilio are waging a war against), is as legitimate and as genuine as your Pampanga's Best products, which I and my family love, and patronize.
I am a cardiac surgeon based in the
I guarantee you that our Moral Crusade is genuine and sincere, and focused on helping our country and the 75% poor Filipinos languishing in massive poverty. I am spending my own money, valuable time and effort in this crusade, inspired by fellow Filipinos overseas, who are the backbone (and bankbone) of our nation today. Like you, we are against graft and corruption in the
I, and my fellow Filipinos abroad in this campaign for honesty and transparency in governance, do not gain anything from this movement, except the inner satisfaction that we are part of a noble moral crusade in our homeland. I am sure you are with us in this selfless endeavor, all for love of our country and our people.
I have no quarrel with you, because deep in my heart, I know you, too, love not only Pampanga but our country and our people.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email me.
Thanks and God bless you and your family.
Philip S. Chua, MD, FACS, FPCS
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