Legazpi shares Abaya's thoughts about her condition: "At no other time in my cinematic storytelling have I ever come to this close to experiencing what it means to be made flesh, to be wounded, to be in pain, and be disabled, to be reliant on others, on Providence."
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Legazpi: Abaya's professional life was intensely busy, but also disturbing
Legazpi quotes Abaya's March 24, 2009 reflection: "Decades of working in the deserts & sand dunes of showbiz, of moving around the world from one film to another, of getting places but not arriving anywhere, I began to feel the pangs of hunger & thirst for somethng
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Legazpi said Abaya started trekking back to God in 97.
Legazpi quotes Abaya: "While I was filming Jose Rizal.. I felt unqualified and terrified to satisfy the demands of a nation. When I directed Muro-ami & Bagong Buwan, it was in dangerous & hostile environment where i found myself desperately relying on the Lord to guide me to bring my cast, staff & crew to safety...I spent a year studying Islam & Minda history in prep for Bagong Buwan."
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Legazpi said Abaya went thru countless medical procedures including 2 surgeries, 8 cycles of chemotherapy, 33 sessions of radiation