Balikbayan boxes, named after the Tagalog word for a returning Filipino, help feed relatives who are struggling, console daughters separated from their mothers, and give far-flung overseas workers a tangible tether to their families

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Balikbayan boxes, named after the Tagalog word for a returning Filipino, help feed relatives who are struggling, console daughters separated from their mothers, and give far-flung overseas workers a tangible tether to their families

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Balikbayan boxes, named after the Tagalog word for a returning Filipino, help feed relatives who are struggling, console daughters separated from their mothers, and give far-flung overseas workers a tangible tether to their families
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