Millions bid President Cory goodbye

Wednesday’s final ceremonies for the late former President Corazon Aquino was a fitting tribute to arguably the country’s most adored public figure in modern Philippine history.

The two-hour grand concelebrated requiem mass led by the Aquino family’s close friend, Bishop Socrates B. Villegas of the Diocese of Balangue, was moving, both in terms of its solemnity and tributes in song rendered by some of the country’s most popular artists, including world-renowned stage and music performer, Lea Salonga whose rendition of “Bayan Ko,” left no dry eye inside the Cathedral.

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