Happy townsfolk: Culion and leprosy’s curious legacy
Happiness is contagious for the townsfolk of Culion, who have turned the adversity of hailing from what was the the largest leper colony in the world into an asset marked by smiles and grins from ear to ear.
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Discover what victory over the pandemic of leprosy looks like in the faces of the beaming residents of Culion, an American architectural anomoly that miraculously survived the ravages of World War Two: This a town walk and a museum visit that signals better times for us, post-coronavirus.
- Knowledge that Tagbanua culture is defined by water, a product of Coron’s largely uninhabitable limestone kast topography.