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    Brief History

    Old folks still like to recount how some Visayan fishermen, forced by strong currents in what is now Surigao Strait, sought refuge in one of the hunts somewhere in the province. The locals or Mamanwas thought the fishermen wanted to take the hut by force or “agaw.” This term was given the prefix “suri” thus “suri-agaw” was formed. In time, it was shortened to Surigao.

    Still another version recounts that, before the Spaniards came, the original inhabitants were the Mamanwas and Manobos. The Visayans then came and settled on the island with the natives. One of the natives was Saliagao, who lived by the mouth of the river. From his name came “Surigao.”

    No matter how Surigao got its name, it is a fact that Surigao del Sur, being a marvel in terms of natural resources

     

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Lemonade Stand

Start your children on the road to business success by teaching them the basics of running their own lemonade stand. An actual stand isn’t necessary, you can bring out a small table and chairs for the kids too. If it is a hot and sunny day, provide a beach umbrella for the kids and their customers to get out of the sun. Lemonade Stand

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