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‘Dream come true’: Former Dubai OFW gifts former Pres. Duterte with painting of himself


Former Dubai-based OFW Tom Alvarado proudly shared on his Facebook account photos of him meeting with former President Rodrigo Duterte and finally giving the artwork that features that president. 

A staunch supporter of the previous admin, Tom Alvarado painted the president on a canvass that also features an eagle that signifies strength and truthful principles. 

“In behalf of my Team TAObra , DDS UAE CHAPTER and the rest , Family and Friends at ang buong Sambayanan, Ang Guhit kong ito ay tauspuso naming handog sa iyong kadakilaan sa Inang Bayan.

Mabuhay ka at ang Sining Pinoy,” he wrote in a Facebook post. 

He said it was a dream come true to finally deliver his art to the former president. 

On the photos he shared were Duterte’s long-time aide Bong Go, Vice Governor Karen Agapay, and with the CEO of Rizal Park Hotel Ermita. 

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