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Salamat President Cory August 1, 2009

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Former Philippine President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino who swept away a dictator and sustained democracy by fighting off seven coup attempt in six years, died on saturday August 1, 2009 3:18am at the Makati Medical Center. She was 76 years old.

S5F2H4P_largeThe most powerful symbols are simple ones. As news of the popular Philippine movement to unseat the dictator Marcos swept through the global village in early 1986, one image outshone the others: a brave woman in a yellow dress. Cory Aquino. Up till now her image lingers brightly as a symbol of nonviolent democratic aspiration the world over.

357_aquino” I shall do whatever it is that I believe I should do, regardless to the risks of my life.” – President corazon C. Aquino

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