Anne Curtis’ GoPro Camera Borrowed by Lt. Tamayo Captures Battle of Marawi in Full Details (Viral Video)

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Kapamilya actress and considered as one of the most followed celebrity on Twitter and Facebook, Anne Curtis urged her followers to take a closer look at how the Filipino soldiers battled against the ISIS-inspired terrorist groups in Marawi City.

According to Anne Curtis, 1Lt. Bala Tamayo of the Special Forces 134 Vishnu company became one of her friends during the training and shooting of her upcoming action thriller movie BuyBust directed by Eric Matti. 1Lt. Tamayo who became one of the members of the AFP sent to Marawi, because they were friends, Curtis sent over some care packages to somehow boost their morale which includes the personal GoPro camera of Anne Curtis.

Watch the Viral Short Film of 1Lt. Tamayo:

The veteran actress admitted on her latest Facebook post that 1Lt. Tamayo is a good filmmaker and has done short films for the Special Forces. Tamayo requested to the actresss to tell the  story and experience the Marawi Seige from the boots of a soldier and after the war, Tamayo returned unharmed and even the GoPro returned without even a scratch.

1Lt. Bala Tamayo’s short film of the Marawi Siege caught the attentions of netizens as it gains millions of views after Anne Curtis promoted the original video which was posted on YouTube.

The actual video footage from the GoPro camera of Anne Curtis which was personally taken by 1Lt. Tamayo and edited by the veteran soldier showcased how the Filipino soldier fought the terrorists in Marawi City.

Here’s the Complete Story of Anne Curtis & 1Lt. Bala Tamayo:

Hello everyone.


Please take time to read


The gentleman beside me is 1Lt Bala Tamayo of the Special Forces 134 Vishnu company.


I met Bala when we were training and shooting with the Special Forces in Fort Magsaysay for BuyBust. He happened to offer oral rehydration salts during a very hot day in full battle gear and the rest is history. He became friends not only with myself but with everyone part of the BuyBust squad. 
Shortly after, we learned that the troops were to go fight the war in Marawi. We somewhat kept in touch – which was great because we knew exactly what the soldiers needed during such a harsh time and sent over care packages to somehow boost their morale. Along with my care package I sent over my @gopro to Bala – you see, he is actually a very good film maker and has done shorts for the Special Forces. His request to tell the story and experience the Marawi Siege from the boots of a soldier could not be left ungranted. 
His words were – “i’ll return it if I survive this war. If I fall, my buddy will return it. That I promise “ I told him that I knew he would NOT fall and HE would personally return the GoPro once the war is over.. and IT IS OVER.


He returned it without even scratch.


So now, I would like to ask all of you to take time to watch the video of the actual war footage he shot with the GoPro I have in my hands in this photo. Watch how all the soldiers bravely fought for freedom and peace.


A salute to all the troops that fought hard, fell and survived fighting for peace in Marawi.


Thank you for your service and sacrifice.


Snappy Salute to you Bala!


Hi GoPro you definitely need to see this 


https://youtu.be/_4zXI0X8Brc


P.S – if you are to repost or share please make sure to give credit to Bala and ask permission to upload if not using his link

Source: Anne Curtis FB Page

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