Epi Quizon on Friday said the family's hope was renewed when their father, Comedy King Dolphy, attempted to open his eyes.
"Hindi fully opened. You know he's awake. You know he was responding to our voices. Kasi pagpasok mo makikita mo he was really trying to open his eyes," Quizon said during a phone interview with Korina Sanchez on radio dzMM show "Rated Korina."
Quizon was in the hospital along with his other siblings and visitors when the good news arrived. He said his brother Junior and sister Madonna were inside the ICU room while the rest were at the viewing room.
"Tapos si Kuya Junior hinawakan niya mata niya tapos parang binuksan niya mga mata, nakangiti na parang umiiyak. We knew, Eric knew, yung message ni Kuya Junior ay bumukas ang mata. So Eric ran without talking. Noong nakita ako ni Eric sabi niya 'Bumukas ang mata! Bumukas ang mata!'" he shared.
The family then cried happy tears.
"Nag-iyakan kami. Itong buong linggo na ito, kahapon po talaga yung mataas 'yung energy ng lahat ng tao. Nabuhayan po kami nagkaroon kami ng glimpse of hope," Quizon said.
Rated Korina, dzMM, June 22, 2012