He told my daughter that Cilo could die any minute,'' says the kid's grandmother, Betty Higgins of Reseda.
It's a secret, grandma,'' Cilo said, closing his tired eyes.
They always thought Cilo was the kind of kid other kids liked.
Figured out what Cilo and God had been talking about while the kid lie in a coma for three months.
And that's exactly what Cilo Higaldo's been doing these past 12 years with the help of his mother and grandmother.
Everyone was too busy looking at the smile on Cilo Higaldo's face.
His Easter Seal coach, Lincoln Osborne, sees the looks of the students on campus watching Cilo work so hard - sees his power working its inspirational magic on them.
The regular transit customers on the Saticoy Street line say much the same thing when the bus stops at Wilbur Avenue to pick him Cilo up three days a week, and at Tampa Avenue for the trip twice a week to Valley College.