Ninoy Aquino





Ninoy Aquino
Shown here is a statue of Ninoy Aquino at the corner of Ayala Ave. and Paseo de Roxas in Makati. He is a Filipino activist who was killed while he was going down the airplane that brought him home to the Philippines from the US, where he went on exile after controversies against the government forced him to go out of the country to save his life. Ironically, when he thought everything was clear, he came back...but even before he set foot on Philippine soil, two gun shots were heard, and shortly after, he was found dead, slumped on the very soil he fought for.

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4 Comments:

At 1/18/2006 04:14:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi,

I'm a regular reader of your blog. Keep it up! I like it because I'm from the Phils too. Used to live and work in Makati. hehe I'm currently working in Seattle.

I was inspired by your blog so I created one called "Seattle Photo Blog" (http://seattlephotoblog.blogspot.com).

Ian

 
At 1/18/2006 04:53:00 PM, Blogger Arnaud said...

It is often the tragic fate of our heros

 
At 1/18/2006 05:30:00 PM, Blogger Anne said...

Hi Ian! Thanks for dropping by my blog! I'm glad you like my blog.

Hey welcome to the community! I'm excited to see your photos! I've added you in my links already :)

 
At 2/09/2006 01:22:00 PM, Blogger AKILEZ said...

I haven't been home for 10 years.

What Happened to the "Old Statue"?

If I can remember He was alone and walking down the Tarmac.

 

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