A newborn baby boy was found abandoned inside a backpack placed hanging at a gate at around 5:30am Tuesday, June 29, 2021 in Brgy. San Miguel, Norala, South Cotabato.
According to Mary Kris Aquino dela Cruz who posted the viral photos, the baby was found by one of their workers who heard the baby’s cries early yesterday. They quickly informed the village chair afterwhich they brought the days old baby to the hospital for immediate medical attention. The baby is now under the care of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-12). Browse photos below courtesy of Mary Kris and Ellen Januto.