Christmas Brings Millions of Filipinos the Joy of Homecoming

Every December overseas workers come back to the Philippines. We captured their reunions.

The glittering skyscrapers of Manila’s central district overlook the Christmassy rooftop of working-class tenements. Home for the holiday from her job as a nanny in Hong Kong, Bernardita Lopez (at the railing) enjoys the moment.
Photograph by Hannah Reyes Morales, National Geographic

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