It was a Sunday afternoon during the long weekend and my family and I were enjoying some time at home, binge-watching Netflix. We didn’t go out that day as I was dealing with a bout of arthritis, limiting my mobility. So far the day had been relaxing and stress free -until my wife got an important message from her family back home in the Philippines.
Her mom, who had been suffering from diabetes for a few years now, was being rushed to the hospital after she inexplicably lost consciousness. Thankfully, by the time my wife received the call, her condition had stabilized and she was ready to check out, but she needed to get some medication. Of course, no questions asked, we were ready to help with the cost. We just needed to go to a Western Union kiosk to send the money. No problem right? read more