Dabawenyos mourn death of democracy icon

Cory-Arroyo Former President Cory Aquino and President Gloria Arroyo kiss during a mass commemorating the death of Ninoy Aquino.

DABAWENYOS are one in mourning the passing of former president Corazon Cojuangco-Aquino, who died early morning Saturday after a year of fighting cancer.

Aquino died of cardio-respiratory arrest at 3:18 a.m., just three weeks away from the death anniversary of her husband, former senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino. She was 76.

Though anticipated, Cory’s death nevertheless brought grief to many Dabawenyos. Read rest of story