just got a forwarded email in my mailbox about this sad, sad news. let’s pray for tita cory & her family. i hope early stage pa para maagapan.
———- Forwarded message ——
Subject: Press Statement: Sen. Aquino on PCCA’s condition
Statement of Sen. Aquino and his sisters on their mother’s health condition
March 24, 2008
Our mother had suffered from an episode of high blood pressure and
difficulty in breathing followed by fever during the week in between
Christmas and New Year. Since that time, we became concerned because
of her consistent cough, loss of appetite and noticeable weight loss.
Our mom wanted to know what was wrong with her, and with her family by
her side, she submitted herself to a check-up and several tests. The
results showed that our mother is suffering cancer of the colon.
Our mother has always believed in being up-front. Over and above
anything else, she’s a woman who has lived her entire life entrusting
everything to the Lord, and she has always been a woman of great
Ang pamilya po namin ay kagaya lamang ng sa inyo. Mahal na mahal
namin ang nanay namin at handa kaming magbigay ng suporta, lakas, at
pagkalinga sa oras ng kanyang matinding pagsubok.
Alam po namin na ang buhay ng aming pamilya ay bahagi na ng kasaysayan
ng ating bayan. Desisyon po ng nanay namin na mag-release kami ng
statement, para maunawaan ng lahat ang kanyang kasalukuyang kalagayan.
Nakikiusap po kami na sana maintindihan ninyo na kailangan ng aming
ina, kagaya ng lahat ng pasyenteng nagpapagaling, ng panahon ng
It’s a very difficult time for our family, most especially for our
mother. We respectfully ask that she be accorded her privacy.
Our mom remains a believer in the power of prayer. We ask for your
compassion and for your prayers for our mother’s recovery.
Maria Carmen G. Mislang
Political Communications Officer
Office of Sen. Benigno S. Aquino III
Rm 526, Senate of the Philippines,
GSIS Financial Center,
Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Tel. No.: 552-6601 loc 5541/42/83
Fax No.: 552-6601 loc 5540
Mobile No.: 09178916246