Actor-singer Ariel Rivera will portray a dedicated teacher and father who suffered from stroke in the upcoming Maalaala Mo Kaya episode this Saturday (November 10).
Fidel (Ariel) was able to recover from the heart attack but that incident caused his loss of comprehension and speech. With no money for Fidel’s therapy, Fidel’s wife asked their little daughter, Jonah, to be a teacher to his father. Instead of playing with friends, Jonah was stuck with Fidel. Can a family remain strong when the supposed foundation suddenly becomes weak and helpless?
Also part of the episode are Ana Roces, Caseyda Silva, and Spanky Manikan. It was researched by Alexandra Mae Martin, written by Benson Logronio, and directed by Dado Lumibao. Don’t miss another touching life story this Saturday in Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK), after Wansapanataym on ABS-CBN.