My Beloved Father: Reynaldo Fontanilla Peralta
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below to hear audio segments from an April 2008 interview by Jemelee Ng Peralta
with Reynaldo Fontanilla Peralta, who was the eldest son of the family who was granted an opportunity to study and work in
As an individual, he lives his life to his potential.
Reynaldo enjoying the breeze and
5. High School
7. Opportunities after Graduation
Reynaldo’s Brief Background (34 seconds)
Reynaldo gives a brief background about where he’s from and his occupation.
Reynaldo posing for a camera shot in
their house in San Felipe, Zambales,
Reynaldo describes his
From Left picture: Reynaldo’s Father.
Center picture from left to right (Back row): Vicky,
From Left to right (Front row): William and Tirso
Family enjoying the sun in Subic Bay White Rock Beach Resort
From Right picture: Reynaldo’s Mother.
What did you do to past the time as a child? (2 minutes and 46 seconds)
Reynaldo competing in a dance competition during his first grade.
What was your most memorable moment during elementary? (2 minutes and 46 seconds)
Reynaldo’s piano recital during his elementary years.
What did you accomplish during High School? (1 Minute and 47 seconds)
Reynaldo posing in front of their Mini bus getting ready to work as a conductor for the day.
What did you do during College? (53 seconds)
Reynaldo participating in the induction of officers for Reserve Officer Trainer Corps.
Reynaldo in his coach uniform for High School Track and Field.
First time in
What did you do when you came to America? (1 Minute and 5 seconds)
Reynaldo Posing in front of
Heavenly, Lake Tahoe,
Electrician at Work
What do you like about your job and what do you do? Do you have any memorable moments? (1 minute and 15 seconds)
Reynaldo running electrical pipes on
rebars in War Memorial Theatre in Vanness,
Starting a Family
When did you get married? Were you scared when you became a husband and father? (1 minute and 28 seconds)
What was the most memorable moment that you shared with your family? (46 seconds)
Reynaldo posing in front of the Golden Gate Bridge with his lovely daughter, Jemelee, and his son, Raymond Christopher.
Do you have any last words of wisdom for those who are striving to reach their goals in life? (56 seconds)
Reynaldo enjoying the view of
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last revised: 6-2-08
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