Oftentimes, we hear stories of bravery and patriotism of soldiers. They are the ones who are willing to sacrifice their lives in order to protect their country and its people.
Although some people may say that when you choose to be a soldier, it almost means the same thing as digging your own grave. Little did they know that a soldier’s job of maintaining peace and order (no matter how dangerous and hard) is driven by their passion to serve and protect their countrymen.
The war that broke out in Marawi and the declaration of Martial Law has created a need for more soldiers to augment the armed forces in Mindanao and prevent further damages that may be done by the rebel group, Maute.
In the social media world, various pages has also been dedicated to Marawi to keep Netizens updated with the latest happenings and actions taken by both the government and the rebels.
In its quest to gain more and more people to pray for Marawi, the Facebook page, New Marawi City Pulse posted an item with the title “A HEART TOUCHING POEM BY A SOLDIER.”
A heartfelt poem where a soldier instructs what his family should do if the unthinkable happens.
As of writing time, the post already gained more than 40,000 reactions and is shared almost 16HeaHe,000 times by netizens all over the country.
Netizens also expressed their sympathy to these soldiers who are brave enough to sacrifice their lives for the welfare of the people and the country as a whole.
We all salute you!
Read the poem below.