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Edu to take a break from campaign after brother’s death

Posted by akosistella on April 7, 2010


PAMPANGA, Philippines – Despite the recent death of his brother, Lakas-Kampi-CMD vice presidential bet Edu Manzano still decided to continue his scheduled campaign sorties in Bataan and Pampanga on Wednesday.

Though he seemed all smiles and in a joking mood as he addressed a crowd of Lakas local officials in San Fernando, Manzano turned emotional when he talked about the death in the United States of his 64-year-old brother, Adrian “Dicky” Manzano.

Manzano, 10 years younger than Adrian, said he was campaigning in Davao on Tuesday afternoon when he received the sad news of his elder brother’s death last Monday, April 5, at 4:30 p.m. Pacific time.

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POLITICS aside, we are all equal in death and grief. Our deepest condolences to Edu on the passing of his brother. Our heartfelt prayers for you and your family.


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