A heartfelt story of a young boy carrying his special brother everyday in school

Manila, Philippines - Not all the people in this world are lucky, we cannot deny the fact that sometimes we belong to this agony in life. This real story of grade 3 student will surely melt your heart, at his very young age he suffered to much pain and responsibilities. But despite of everything you will see to him the determination to live together with his brother.


Alexis had to go to school everyday but he has to carry with him his younger brother who is actually a special child. Not like other children that their only focus was to play and going to school, but this Alexis perhaps neglecting this kind of privilege but instead focus on their daily needs for his brother. They live in the school were they used to study everyday, teachers are helping them. 

The story was featured in Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (One at Heart, Jessica Soho), the family is living in 3 km away from Hinabuyan Elementary School in Dagami, Leyte. To get to school, the kids have to pass through 3 barangays while Alexis carrying his special brother.

Their mother Luna Boloy left them to find a job in Manila, with his two children while the three were left in the care of his second husband, Alexis stepfather, however their stepfather really don't care for the three kids and Alexis doesn't have a choice but to take care of his two younger brother.

Taking pity on the children, the teachers decided to help them and offered Alexis space at the Principals Office for him and his younger brother to stay so that they can escape to their abusive father and would not walk everyday while carrying his special brother.

At his young age, Alexis stood as both father and mother to AJ and Aljur and the school became their home. Blessings showered when teacher Phoebe Cortes shared their photos online. The photos has quickly went viral, with many people offering donations for the brothers.  


At his young age, Alexis stood as both father and mother to AJ and Aljur and the school became their home. Blessings showered when teacher Phoebe Cortes shared their photos online. The photos has quickly went viral, with many people offering donations for the brothers. 

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