Nothing else should matter but the people you come home to every day, at the end of the day. Thankful that my family is more than enough Ã¢ÂÂ¥Can't believe I'm saying this but, life has never been thiiiis amazing Ã°ÂÂÂ seriously can't wait for what else God has in stored for meEvelio Bellaflor Javier was born on October 31, 1942 at Lanag, Hamtic, Antique, now known as Barangay EBJ in honor to the late Governor. He was the eldest child of Everardo Javier, a prosecutor and Felisa Bellaflor, a public school teacher. He married Precious Lotilla with whom he had two sons namely Gideon and David.
Young Evelio spent his elementary days at San Jose Elementary School in the province of Antique. Later on, he studied at Ateneo High School in Manila for his secondary education where he graduated with first honors. He continued his college education at Ateneo de Manila University with a degree of Bachelor of Arts major in History and Government.
Evelio further pursued his Law degree at Ateneo College of Law and graduated in 1968, and passed the bar exam in the same year.
While in Law school, Evelio was elected president of the student council and at the same time serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the school paper in his last year. With his activism in student-oriented activities, Evelio honed his leadership skills and learned the true essence of being a public servant.
In 1971, Evelio went back to his hometown in Antique to seek public office. He ran for the gubernatorial race and defeated the incumbent governor then. At the age of 29, he became the younges tgovernor of the Philippines during those times.
As governor, he displayed loving service especially to ordinary people, thus, he was well-loved by his constituents. Many adored...