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Saturday, August 01, 2009

Goodbye, President Cory Aquino

76 years old Corazon Cojuangco Aquino, (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) 11th President of the Republic of the Philippines, a mother, a guiding voice, an icon of the People Power died 3:18am today, August 01, 2009 at the Makati Medical Center.

"Her son Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III confirmed that Former President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino died of cardio respiratory arrest at exactly 3:18 a.m. Saturday at the Makati Medical Center after battling colon cancer for more than a year. She was 76 years old."

Further statement from her son, Senator Noynoy Aquino;

"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.

“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."

Some of Cory Aquino's achievements and awards are:

Awards and Achievements

The Thoughtskoto family, along with the members of PEBA and KABLOGS express our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family of a great woman. She was the first female president of the Philippines and was Asia's first female president. She will forever be remembered in the history of the Philippine nation and the world.

Goodbye Tita'll happily join your beloved and our hero now, Ninoy.