In prison Randy endeared himself to all by consoling distraught fellow prisoners, volunteering to write letters and conduct literary programs for the illiterate inmates, organizing medical missions and sports fests, and acting as paralegal, among others. He readily shared his food, medicines, even electric fans and reading materials to all fellow prisoners. As the most learned and erudite of all the prisoners he was the instant choice whenever they were dignitaries or groups of students who visit the jail. He engaged the prison authorities on how improve the conditions inside the facility. In both the Tuguegarao and Ilagan jails he was elected prison governor by the inmates.
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Detained NDFP consultants decry confiscation of typewriters
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – In this era of modern technology, what is the worth of a typewriter? For detained consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), it is a valuable tool for their continuing participation, however limited, to the peace talks between the NDFP and the Government of the…