She is now resting in Peace

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Maria Corazon "Cory" Cojuangco Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was a President of the Philippines and a world-renowned advocate of democracy, peace, women'sempowerment, and religious piety. She served as the 11th president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. She was the firstfemale president of the Philippines and was Asia's first female president. Aquino died of cardiopulmonary arrest after complications of colon cancer at the age of 76 on August 1, 2009, 3:18 a.m., at the Makati Medical Center[2]. Aquino was diagnosed with the disease in March 2008 but kept up public appearances this year. A devout Catholic, she was a regular at weekend mass until shortly before being admitted to hospital in late June. Aquino was the first female president of the Republic of the Philippines to die up to date.

Cory Aquino Died on the same month her husband Benigno Aquino, Jr. died.

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