Cory Aquino laid to rest

Filipinos find it so hard to say goodbye.

MANILA, Philippines—Former President Corazon Aquino was buried Wednesday night beside the only man she loved, after a huge outpouring of public affection that rivaled the funeral of her martyred husband 26 years ago.

The funeral of the woman simply called Cory lasted nine hours, just shy of the 11 hours it took to bury assassinated opposition leader Benigno S. “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. in August 1983.

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