Remembering Cory C. AquinoAvinash Kumar, · Categories: Uncategorized
in revolutionToday we are commemorating the death of a very brave and intelligent woman, a woman of integrity and passion, a mother of Democracy. María Corazon Sumulong “Cory” Cojuangco- Aquino was born on January 25,1933 served as the 11th President of the Philippines the very first lady President in the Philippines and also in Asia. Married to Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. She contribute so much in our history that she called the “Mother of Philippine Democracy”.
She led the People Power Revolution in 1986 , which toppled the 21 year authoritarian rule of President Ferdinand Marcos. Cory was a religious woman, a woman of faith and love. She love to paint rosary, flowers and etc. PH’s first lady president died on August 1, 2009 after losing a battle with colon cancer.
Even she is not with us today but her name and deeds will never be vanish. The legacy she left us will always be remember. Hope that more will follow her heroic deeds and more Cory will continue to fight for her country and country men.According to Lacierda ” one of the greatest things we have learned from Corazon C. Aquino is the work that it takes to maintain and imprvoe a working democracy. So as we celebrate the life she lived, we remain cognizant of the challenges that persist.
We thank Cory Aquino once more, while at the same time realizing that the truest expression of gratitude would be continuation of her work-creating in this country a democracy that is better, stronger, and even more inclusive.”