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Francine Diaz recalls hardships of being a breadwinner at 10-years-old

Before she found showbiz success, Francine Diaz faced poverty and hunger.

Patricia Matalog
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Patricia Matalog

8/27/2019 in News
Francine Diaz recalls hardships of being a breadwinner at 10-years-old

Apart from playing the role of Cassie in the hit afternoon series "Kadenang Ginto," there is actually more to Francine Diaz that's not known to many.

The young actress opened up about the hardships she faced before she became an actress on "Rated K" last August 18. According to Francine, it hasn't been easy for her to become a breadwinner at 10-years-old.

"May mga araw na natutulog na lang kami dahil wala kaming pambili ng pagkain," she revealed. "Baon din kami noon sa utang dahil sa pagkain.”

"'Yung baon ko po, ibinibigay ko sa maliliit kong kapatid para makapasok sila tapos ako naman po yung a-absent,” she recalled.   

She continued, “Dati po kasi, hindi na kami nakakabili ng pang-shampoo namin. 'Yung sabon panglaba ni Mama, 'yun na po ang ginamit kong shampoo saka sabon ko sa katawan."

Francine then revealed that a talent scout discovered her, which paved way for her to enter the showbiz world.

“Gusto kong tumulong sa family ko. Ginagalingan ko sa bawat audition. 'Yung pamasahe namin papuntang audition, inutang pa,” she said.

Now that Francine has gotten her biggest break yet, she is more than grateful that she's now able to provide her family their needs.

“Sobrang laki po ng pinagbago. Ngayon po kahit kelan namin gusto kumain, nakakakain na kami,” she enthused.

Francine is part of "Kadenang Ginto's" Gold Squad with Andrea Brillantes, Kyle Echarri, and Seth Fedelin.

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