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     Sofing said: "guin bacal co it akong cabuhi ro Boracay ngara".     "I bought with my life, this piece of land in Boracay."     ... More »

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The Family Last Updated on 2009-06-16 00:00:00  Sofing said: "guin bacal co it akong cabuhi ro Boracay ngara".     "I bought with my life, this piece of land in Boracay."      ============================================================================ Nobody in this lifetime ever missed the word "Boracay". It is an island in Region VI and part of the Municipality of Malay. Boracay was just an unknown and private island decades ago. As history has it, it's past is as shaded as our government's direction today. However, for the truth to be told, it was indeed one private island a long time ago inhabited by few islanders, mostly fishermen, and one family - Lamberto H. Tirol and Sofia Ner Gonzales. Sofia Ner Gonzales was born on April 1, 1879 in Sta. Cruz Manila. Her parents were Dr. Cipriano Gomez Gonzales and Florentina Quijano Ner of Cavite. Dr. Cipriano Gomez Gonzales (Don Panoy) was the first... More »