Netizens Salute Hunchback Guy Who’s Been Serving in the Military for Over 15 Years

Life is not fair. But no matter the situation you are in, you have two choices: either you get bitter or you get better!

One hunchback guy recently went viral after it was revealed that he conquered many obstacles and proved his detractors wrong, despite looking like he can’t even last an hour in the military.

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

Sergeant Lino Apante is a reservist of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) and has been serving the country through PAF for over 15 years!

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

As Apante celebrated his birthday, his friend Adrian Nitro Rafuson posted a wonderful tribute on his Facebook account.

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

Not all heroes are featured and recognized everywhere, others are serving our nation silently. Like one of our abled-living warriors,” Rafuson wrote.

Little did many people know, he is wearing the same uniform, working with us and been serving in our organization for more than fifteen (15) years whose enthusiasm and willingness to help other people is extremely and absolutely phenomenal.”

Rafuson told News5 that his friend comes from a broken family. His single mom raised him, but he is now returning the favor as he takes care of her because she’s sick.

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

Another friend, Alexis Pedro Ramirez, recalled that Apante had always wanted to serve in the army, particularly with the air force. But PAF is no place for a hunchback man like him, a lot of bullies told him so. They laughed at his appearance, yet he proved them all wrong.

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

Silently, without even going after these people who looked down on him, Apante became a PAF reservist and has been a casual employee of the air force for over 15 years.

His dedication and kindness earned him a lot of friends – and netizens offer him a snappy salute after learning about what he’s done for the country. He might have a hunchback, but this did not stop him from serving the country and offering volunteer services in various events and advocacies. What a guy!

Photo credit: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook

We salute you, Sir!

Source: Adrian Nitro Rafuson / Facebook, News5 / Facebook