Ondoy hero, inspirational mom participate in torch relay

Posted at Jun 21 2012 01:03 PM | Updated as of Jun 21 2012 09:03 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Not many people know that behind the Olympic torchbearers are touching stories yet to be told.

This year, an Ondoy hero and an inspiring mother have the privilege of holding the iconic torch.

Marcy Reyes, an executive housekeeper in a hotel, and Ondoy hero Joven Mallo, were among the 8,000 people selected from different countries to become Olympic torchbearers.

Reyes and Mallo are set to fly to London on Thursday, while three more Filipinos from the United States will be joining them in the torch relay. Mornings @ ANC, June 21, 2012.