My husband said, “Given na yan!” This was his reaction when I told him of the news that one of our closest friends passed the October 2012 Bar Exam just today.
Pat, as we fondly call her, took up Law at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. My then-boyfie (now husband) met her 5 years ago at the Philippine Military Academy when she acted one of the members of the Ateneo De Manila University Debate Team (where she also took her pre-law studies). She was introduced to me by Daddy T and later on developed a strong bond of sisterhood.
Since then, Pat became a close family friend. I am so blessed to have her as my Maid of Honor when Daddy T and I got married on September 2010. She is also one of Noa’s godmothers.
My husband is right. This good news that we heard today did not come as a surprise. We knew right from the start that she will make it. She deserved to pass the Bar Exams because I have personally seen how hard she worked for it.
Congratulations to Ms. Patricia Andrea O. Hernandez for passing the October 2012 Philippine Bar Exams. We are thankful to God for blessing a good friend like you. We are rejoicing with you because you are more than a friend to the Threeminios. You are a family to us!
Congratulations also to all the barristers who also passed. Don’t forget to “pat” yourselves on the back for a job well done. My heart also goes to all the people who stood by you through all the sleepless nights and every emotion you went through your whole Law School life.
For the complete list of all the successful barristers of the October 2012 Philippine Bar Exams, please visit this post by the Philippine Star.