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jose angeles jad dayrit José Angeles Dayrit (a.k.a. Jad) was born on March 17, 1944 (proudly a Piscean) in San Francisco, Mabalacat, Pampanga. He was educated in mostly Mabalacat elementary and secondary schools, but in college he went to Feati University in Manila and Holy Angel University in Angeles City, where he later taught as college instructor in various engineering subjects (Physics, Mathematics, Psychology, Geology, Ecology, and Nuclear Engineering). He also had a stint as folk guitar teacher at the Holy Family Academy. While at Mabalacat Institute he taught Physics, Chemistry, and Trigonometry. He was once employed as surveyor, construction inspector, and engineer-in-charge of Plans and Specifications by Honiron Phils. at Clark Air Base. Much later, around the time he was municipal councilor in his hometown, Jad served as secretary general of the Pampanga Mayor's League (PML). He now serves as executive assistant under Mabalacat mayor Marino "Boking" P. Morales. Jad writes a regular column (Fulcrum) for Pampanga News.

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