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Ferdinand Marcos finally buried at Heroes' Cemetery

Imee Marcos, the oldest daughter of former President Ferdinand Marcos, read a family statement alongside siblings Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Irene Marcos-Araneta following their father’s long-delayed burial in Manila.

MANILA -- Ferdinand Marcos, the former Philippine president and dictator, was interred in a cemetery reserved for national heroes at noon today, more than 30 years after he was forced to flee the country in the wake of the People Power uprising, and 27 years after he died in Hawaii.

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