Talambuhay ni Cory Aquino?

Talambuhay ni Cory Aquino?
Vittoriaatneda7 Philippines Politics and Society Supervisor
August 1, 2009 Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, icon of people power in the Philippines and around the world, passed away at 3:18 am Saturday, her son, Senator Benigno Aquino III, said. The official cause of death was cardiorespiratory arrest. The 76-year-old Aquino was diagnosed with colon cancer in March of last year and was treated with chemotherapy. Last May, she underwent surgery to remove parts of her colon and was brought to the Makati Medical Center (MMC) in June due to loss of appetite. She never left the hospital, as her declining condition sparked a wave of emotion in the country and prompted the widespread appearance of yellow ribbons - on trees, car antennas, and even the Web. "She would have wanted us to thank each and everyone of you for all your continued love and support. It was her wish for all of us to pray for one another and for our country," Senator Aquino said. "Hinihiling ng aming pamilya ng kaunting panahon para makasama ang aming ina." He added that they chose a private funeral arrangement for the late president rather than avail of a state funeral in Malacañang. [See: No state funeral for Aquino] After being confined for barely two months at the MMC, Mrs. Aquino passed away early Saturday morning surrounded by her children. Celebrity host and family friend Boy Abunda was inside Mrs. Aquinos hospital room during the final moments of the former president's bout with cancer. "They were praying the sorrowful mystery Doon niya hininga ang …