ArticleTens of thousands bid farewell to AquinoArticle

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2018-10-16

TensofthousandsbidfarewelltoAquino2010-10-1308:53ShenzhenDailyTensofthousandsofFilipinoslinedthestreetsofManilatoseethecoffin*carryingformerleaderCorazonAquinomakeitswaythroughthecapitalonMonday,inanemotionalprocessiontothecityscathedral*.Aquino,whosehusbandwasassassinated*byforcesloyaltodictator*FerdinandMarcosafterreturninghomefromexile*in1983,*forthewomanfondlycalledTita,orAuntie,Cory,agrandmotherlyfigurecreditedwithrestoringdemocracy*scoffin,lyingonabedofyellowflowersatopa"L"signwiththeirfingers,representingLaban(Fight),whichwasAquinospartyslogan*.Theyalsosangarevolutionaryanthem*andchanted"Cory,Cory."WomenopenlycriedasyellowballoonssymbolizingAquinosPeoplePowerrevolutionwerereleasedintotheair."Iwouldliketotakethisopportunitytothankyouall,"saidtheyoungestoftheAquinochildren,actressKristinaBernadette."Ourheartsfeelsowonderfulbecauseyouarelettingusfeelthatyoulovedmymomverymuch,"shesaid."IfeelsoblessedtobeaFilipino."Shesaidallowingthepublictoopenlyviewhermothersbodywas"ourwayofsayingthankyoutothepeoplewhowerewithusfromtheverystart."Aquinowillbeburiedbesideherhu:SoutheastAsia,archipelagobetweenthePhilippineSeaandtheSouthChinaSea,eastofVietnamArea:300,000sqkmLandboundaries:0kmCoastline:36,289kmClimate:tropicalmarine;northeastmonsoon(NovembertoApril);southwestmonsoon(MaytoOctober)Terrain:mostlymountainswithnarrowtoextensivecoastallowlandsLowestpoint:PhilippineSea,0mHighestpoint:MountApo,2,954mNaturalresources:timber,petroleum,nickel,cobalt,silver,gold,salt,copperNaturalhazards:astridetyphoonbelt,usuallyaffectedby15andstruckbyfivetosixcyclonicstormsperyear;landslides;activevolcanoes;destructiveearthquakes;tsunamisQuestionsforResearchSurftheInternettof"HeroofTiradPass""Spoliarium"(seeansweronNIEPage7)coffinn.棺材cathedraln.大教堂assassinatev.刺杀exilen.流亡tributen.敬意democracyn.民主slogann.口号anthemn.圣歌。