Corazon Aquino, RIP

by Benjamin Domenech on 10:58 am August 1, 2009

Corazon Aquino, hero of the Philippines and icon of democracy, died yesterday after a lengthy battle with cancer. The death of Time’s 1986 Woman of the Year, who became an icon after toppling the Marcos-led regime, marks the passing of a key figure in the anti-tyranny movement of the eighties.

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