Later this month, on Sept. 21, the country marks the 40th anniversary of martial law—one of the darkest periods in our nation’s history.

I wanted to create a deeper awareness of martial law among the students in my Ateneo grief class by using the losses suffered during this period as an anchor for our lessons, culminating in a retelling of several stories from that period.

To kick off our lessons, I took 10 of my 17 students to the Bantayog ng mga Bayani in Quezon City so they could better understand the period.

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