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    Posted April 13, 2014 by
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    Philippines celebrates Pacquiao’s victory

     
    THE whole country was one with Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in celebrating the victory, a Philippine official said Sunday.
    In a statement, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte also said Malacanang congratulated Pacquiao for regaining the World Boxing Organization welterweight title in his rematch against American boxer Timothy Bradley at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada Saturday night (Sunday in Manila).
    “After 12 rounds, the strength and guile of our national fist won to reclaim the World Boxing Organization Welterweight title,” Valte said in Filipino.
    She added that Pacquiao’s triumph was proof that as long as a Filipino poured his heart out in any field, all falls are temporary and may be recovered.
    She also said that Pacquiao “served as an inspiration” to many Filipinos for embodying the rise of the Philippines after so many disasters in the previous years.
    “Our message to the world is clear: While a terrible disaster may defeat us, we will resolutely rise again; deep faith, strong unity, and enduring heart of the Filipino race will always prevail,” Valte said.

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