- A kid contestant in Wowowin said he joined the contest for his mother
- He wanted his OFW mother to not leave anymore
- The child cried and asked his mother why she had to leave and take care of other kids
The life of an overseas Filipino worker is often times challenging, but the life of the love ones they left behind also isn’t easy.
Kurt, a kid contestant on Willie Revillame’s show Wowowin, couldn’t help but express his sadness over his mother’s work.
Hazel, his mom, is an OFW who is about to leave again to work in Qatar.
During the interview, Kurt revealed that he badly wanted to win so that his mother won’t have to leave. He said, “Mahal na mahal kita mommy. Pag nanalo tayo dito, ‘wag ka nang aalis.” [I love you so much mommy. If I win here, please don’t leave anymore.]
The poor child tried to hold on to his tears and started asking his mother heart-wrenching questions, “Ba’t ka ba aalis?” [Why do you have to leave?]
“Paano na ako? Sino mag-aalaga sa akin?” [What will happen to me? Who will take care of me?]
When the mother answered that Mommy Carol will take good care of him, Kurt replied, “Nanay ko ba ‘yun?” [Is she my mother?]
“Ba’t mag-aalaga ka ng iba?” [Why do you have to take care of others?]
“Sino na yayakap sa akin kapag gabi?” [Who will hug me at night?]
To this, Kurt could no longer keep his emotions and cried. His mother, Hazel, was quick to give his son a hug.
Kuya Wil, also overwhelmed with emotions, said, “Akala n’yo ganun kadali pag umaalis ang ating mga dakilang OFW? Kita n’yo ang naaapektuhan, mga bata.”
[You think it’s easy for our OFW to leave? You see, it’s the children who are affected.]
You can watch the video from GMA Network’s Youtube channel: