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In Israel so many of the caregivers are from the Philippines that the Hebrew word for caregiver has become “philippina.”  So that it is possible (and we overheard this) to say:  “My philippina is from Turkey.”  The photo above was taken in one of the malls in Tel Aviv.  It is a group of caregivers playing card while their charges sit around them in their wheelchairs.

Globalization? Good or bad?


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  • Kollin October 21, 2011, 4:50 am

    Thanks for this Simon. I had to share it on facebook for my filipino friends.

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