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Colin Farrell Discusses on Ellen His Son's Condition of Angelman Syndrome

Actor Colin Farrell guessed on Ellen Show for Friday's episode and he had the chance to talk about fundraising and spreading awareness about Angelman Syndrome. Farrel discusses on Ellen his beloved son's condition of Angelman Syndrome. His son James, turning eight this year, was born with the Angelman Syndrome form of Cerebral Palsy. He struggles with severe developmental disabilities and difficulty with speech and motor functions, and also suffers from seizures.
Angelman syndrome is mostly known for the major symptoms that occur during the condition. It is often associated with the jerky movements and irregular attitude and behavior of the patient. The condition can have various neurological issues and children that are affected with the condition can have a serious delay in development.

June 20 Philippine Holiday for Jose Rizal's 150th birthday

June 20 Philippine holiday for Jose Rizal's 150th birthday. MalacaƱang has declared June 20, 2011 as a special non-working holiday to commemorate the 150th birthday of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, our Philippine national hero. According to Proclamation No. 154, the holiday was declared "to give all Filipinos the opportunity to commemorate Rizal's patriotic deeds and sacrifices for the country, rekindle their admiration and respect for him, and to celebrate this milestone with appropriate ceremonies."

Actually, Rizal's birthday which is June 19, falls on a Sunday this year but the National Historical Commission of the Philippines requested the holiday to be moved to June 20, Monday.

So plan well now your trip. Where would you want to go for that long vacation?