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The Forgotten Americans


The Forgotten Americans

The Forgotten Americans exhibit featuring the photography of Enrico Dungca, will run from September 15 - December 15, 2017 at the Pearl S. Buck International Exhibit Gallery located at 520 Dublin Road, Hilltown, PA.  Through his portraits Mr. Dungca highlights the plight of Amerasian children born to U.S. servicemen and Filipino mothers. These children have desperately sought acceptance in their home country and legal recognition by the U.S. government, so far without success.

Mr. Dungca writes, “It is now my advocacy to speak for these children left behind. Though the majority of them are now adults, does that mean they will remain neglected? I have big hopes of using my passion in photography to bring light to the plight of these underserved citizens.”

Pearl S. Buck International has provided humanitarian aid to Amerasian children since 1965 and continues that work today through the Child Sponsorship Program. The recording artist of The Black Eyed Peas was one of many impoverished Amerasian children in the Philippines sponsored through Pearl S. Buck International. now provides college scholarships to Filipino children through the Pearl S. Buck Foundation - Philippines.

For more information about Enrico Dungca, go to

Please visit the gallery to view these moving portraits.

Mon-Fri 8:30 to 5:00
Saturday 10:30 to 3:00
Sunday 12:30 to 3:00

Admission to the Exhibit Gallery is complimentary.

Curator: Marie Toner
Graphic Designer: Kati Sowiak

Made possible by generous funding from Visit Bucks County.

Print this page and present at the Welcome Center desk for $1.00 off the price of a full tour of the Pearl S. Buck House. For more information, visit Hours and Admissions.

If you have questions, please contact Curator Marie Toner at 215-249-0100 x149 or email to

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