President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino, “Tita Cory” to many passed away this morning, August 1, 2009.
This is the official statement given by the President’s son, Sen. Noynoy Aquino.
“Our mother peacefully passed away at 3:18 a.m., August 1, 2009, of cardio-respiratory arrest.
“She would have wanted to thank each and every one of you for all the prayers and your continued love and support. It was her wish for all of us to pray for one another and for our country.
“Hinihiling po ng aming pamilya ang kaunting panahon para makasama namin ang aming mahal na ina.
“Later today, we will be announcing further details of her wake para sa lahat ng ating mga minamahal na kababayan na nais magbigay ng respeto sa aming ina.
“Maraming salamat po.”
Rest in peace Madame President.http://i30.tinypic.com/a3cyo8.jpg