Confetti spirit revived

The spirit of the 1986 EDSA revolt was re-awakened as yellow confetti poured down from the highrise buildings along Ayala Avenue in Makati City and EDSA as the funeral motorcade of the late President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino passed on its way to Manila Cathedral Monday morning thru afternoon.

After a mass held by Tarlac Bishop Florentino Sinence in La Salle-Greenhills Gymnasium, the casket of the former President was placed in a 10-wheel truck filled with flowers  hich slowly moved towards EDSA as confetti poured from buildings and overpasses. Workers came out from their offices, students from their schools, and motorists and pedestrians joined the chanting of “Cory, Cory.”

While the convoy moved, people from different walks of life didn’t hesitate to show their respect for the late President. Participants in the convoy brought placards that read: “Cory Mahal Ka Namin! Hindi ka Nag-iisa! Salamat!” They wore yellow ribbons or head bands.

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