Wednesday, September 28, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago dies at age 71


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Today has become gloomier as news broke that the 2016 presidential candidate and former senator Miriam Defensor Santiago passed away this morning as confirmed by his husband Atty. Jun Santiago.


According to Atty. Santiago, the former senator died peacefully in her sleep this morning. As of this moment, no further details have been released by Senator Miriam Santiago’s family.
We are sending our deepest and sincerest condolences to the Defensor-Santiago family.
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago died at the age of 71. In 2014, it was reported that the former senator has stage 4 lung cancer. Despite the illness, Senator Miriam remained strong and continued her work in the senate. She also ran for presidency in the 2016 national elections with Senator Bong Bong Marcos as her Vice President.

After the election, Senator Miriam left the senate to focus more on her health and recovery from her illness.

Other than her contribution in the senate and in the country, the former senator became known for her comical sides through her witty pick-up lines. She’s also an author of the bestselling book “Stupid is Forever”.


Watch Miriam Santiago's most memorable quotes



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