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<span>Filipinos clean the tombs of their loved ones in preparation for All Saints' Day at the Novaliches Public Cemetery.</span>
<span>Bennielita "Bennie" Sanchez talks with lola Nenita Padilla, 61, who is resting in her sister's house in Cavite. Lola Nenita has suffered three strokes already and is unable to walk on her own. Bennie promised to help them seek assistance from the local DSWD for a wheelchair and processing of an old age pension. Bennie has made it her life mission to rescue homeless elderly folk off the streets and reunite them with their families. </span>
<span>A man talks about his addiction issues inside a male dormitory of the Department of Health Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City. Thousands of addicts seeking help have been left to experimental activities conducted in the absence of national government standards. </span>
<span>A pocket Bible with pages partially cut out to form a case where prisoners can put contraband items is confiscated by Special Action Forces from inmates at the New Bilibid Prisons maximum compound in Muntinlupa City Sept. 27, 2016. Written on the inside page reads, "Drug users didn't go old, because they die young."</span>
<span>On the eve of the anniversary of the declaration of martial law, flowers and candles are placed by activists at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani's Wall of Remembrance in Quezon City, September 20, 2016 to honor those who fought against the Marcos dictatorship.</span>
<span>Police personnel perform house-to-house distribution of anti-illegal drugs and anti-criminality leaflets inside San Lorenzo Village, in Makati City under the PNP  "Oplan Tokhang", September 8, 2016. </span>
<span>Stilt walkers stroll along Shoe Avenue in Marikina City during the San Roque Fiesta 2016 parade. </span>
<span>Pampanga Representative and former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrives at the opening of the session of Congress on July 25, 2016. </span>
<span>23 year old Nino Badilla and Alexia Macogue, 17, cuddle their twins Princess Xyra (left) and Princess Xyna inside the Kangaroo Mothers' Care Room at the Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center in Tondo, Manila. Both are wearing KMC tubes to give better warmth and the comfort of physical touch to their newborn children. Badilla said he took a week of vacation leave from work to help care for their children born last June 25, 2016. World Population Day is celebrated every July 11. </span>
<span>Grade 1 pupils have their annual school I.D. picture taken outside their respective classrooms in Sto. Cristo Elementary School in Barangay Bago Bantay, Quezon City.</span>
<span>A carabao with a Philippine flag design painted on its head is seen during the Carabao Festival in Pulilan, Bulacan, May 14, 2016. The festival is celebrated to honor San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of farmers. </span>
<span>Residents hold umbrellas with butterfly wing patterns during the 2016 Balamban Festival parade held along Maharlika Road in Santiago City, Isabela. Balamban which means butterfly is a cultural dance that originated in Santiago City. </span>