Sometimes, there’s nothing quite like the power of Facebook when it comes to electronically capturing and conveying a moment of raw emotion. There are far more than 140 characters available, if needed, and when properly curated by the account holder, the social network can still provide a relatively intimate way to quickly get the word out to close friends.
Such was the case late Sunday with Christopher Ad Castillo (pictured). Reacting to the death of his 69-year-old father, veteran Filipino filmmaker Celso Ad Castillo, the LA-based artist shared a heartfelt OPEN LETTER about his dad. The post includes a rather remarkable statement of posthumous support:
As I sit here and pen this missive, I always think back to a night in San Francisco over two decades ago that truly defined who he was. When for the first time, he explained to me the reason why our family broke apart.