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  • Who is the real Maria Clara?

    Who is the real Maria Clara?

    Part 1 of 2 parts: Maria Clara the Brave When Jose Rizal’s fictional governor-general in the Noli Me Tangere remarked that Maria Clara was the most virtuous of daughters, he wasn’t referring to her Catholic moral virtues, but rather, to her courage. Yes, Maria Clara was actually brave. Her courage, however, is hardly talked about…