Its a beautiful & peaceful saturday morning today , the whole Philippines including the world is saddened by the death of Former President CorazonCory” Aquino .  She passed away early today from a long battle against cancer. According to Senator Benigno Aquino “Our mother peacefully passed away at 3:18 am of cardio-respiratory arrest”.

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Here are some personal information about the late Cory Aquino:

Born: January 25, 1933
Birthplace: Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines
Party: United Nationalists Democratic Organizations
University: College of Mount Saint Vincent and Far Eastern University
Spouse: Benigno Servillano Aquino, Jr.
Fact 8: Four daughters ( including Kris Aquino-Yap ) and one son (Noynoy Aquino)
President from February 25, 1986, to June 30, 1992
Died: August 1, 2009
Battled cancer that spread from her colon to her liver
Husband ( Beniqno Aquino Sr. ) was assassinated
First female president of the Philippines
First female president in Asia
Time Magazine “Woman of the Year” in 1986

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Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino , read this statement outside the hospital announcing the death of his beloved mother.

“Our mother peacefully passed away at 3:18 a.m., August 1, 2009, of cardio-respiratory arrest.

“She would have wanted to thank each and every one of you for all the prayers and your continued love and support. It was her wish for all of us to pray for one another and for our country.

“Hinihiling po ng aming pamilya ang kaunting panahon para makasama namin ang aming mahal na ina. (Our family would like to request for a little more time to be with our beloved mother).

“Later today, we will be announcing further details of her wake para sa lahat ng ating mga minamahal na kababayan na nais magbigay ng respeto sa aming ina. Maraming salamat po , for all our beloved countrymen who wanted to pay their respects to our mother. Thank you”

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