I used to play basketball every day, but now that I’m one of the patrol officers in our barangay I’ve had less time for basketball. Whenever I’m not patrolling, I train players in their leagues. At the moment, we have our own team – the Palgramos. I believe basketball gives me an advantage as a patrol officer. It made me more disciplined. So I always encourage people, especially teenagers, to play sports because I know it’ll also help them.
- Dianne Kathryn Datu
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