Month: April 2016

His Voice Sounded Like a Robot’s and His Story Will Inspire You

Many were surprised as a man whose voice sounded like a robot’s went up the altar during ABS-CBN’s Seven Last Words last March 25, 2016. The said man introduced himself as Engr. Emer Rojas, Global Cancer Ambassador and founder of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) Engr. Rojas soon explained why he had such a voice. He confessed that he lost his vocal cords due to stage 4 laryngeal cancer. He underwent an operation in 2003 and since then, he has used an assisting device that helped him have a voice. Despite everything, Engr. Rojas considered himself a lucky man. When he was diagnosed of cancer, he was told that he had only five years to live. He was also made aware that only 20% among stage 4 laryngeal cancer patients would usually survive. In other words, he was convinced that he has been blessed with a new life and he could not think of anything but to use it to make a difference in other people’s lives. Surrendering to God Engr. Rojas got …