At age 86, Virgilio "Gil" Besabe is taking it "aisy" (pronounced ai-see). Once a soldier of the Commonwealth Army, Gil has slowed down tremendously due to massive heart failure and other ailments. Immigrating from the Philippines at the end of 1994 with the intention of naturalizing his second family, he now wishes to return to "home sweet home." With a boisterous laugh, and deep spirituality, Gil sways back and forth, constantly moving, waiting until God will call him to his house.
From the project, "16 Square Blocks."