The Emancipation of Thadie chronicles the life and loves of a true blue Leyteño and Waray-waray. Thad studied at the College of Architecture, University of the Philippines, Diliman- followed by another four years of ora et labora at St. Scholastica’s College in Tacloban. He ranked 4th of 190 graduates in BS Nursing.
He was Feature Editor of Binhi Magazine from 2008-2010 and a contributor to several publications. He was among the selected authors of PDI's best selling series Youngblood 4, and presently the Editor-in-Chief of RTRMF Pacemaker. Currently he is pursuing his Doctor of Medicine degree, and writes for 8 Magazine, a travel and lifestyle guide for Region 8.