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Sara Duterte ‘sobs’ after Davao City votes 12-0 for HNP bets

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 09:08 AM May 15, 2019
Sara Duterte ‘sobs’ after Davao City votes 12-0 for HNP bets

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio prays at the Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Dauis, Bohol, in this Instagram photo she posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. PHOTO FROM INDAYSARA DUTERTE INSTAGRAM POST

MANILA, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said Wednesday that she cried after her hometown delivered a 12-0 win for the senatorial candidates of her Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) party.

“I am bowed and humbled. I am not a person who cries easily but when it was definite that Davao City delivered a 12-0 for Senators of HNP, the tears flowed and the sobbing followed,” Duterte-Carpio wrote on Instagram with a photo of her kneeling inside a church.

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She quoted a Bible verse, saying “For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required.”

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For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required," Luke 12:48 – I am humbled as I bow. I am not a person who cries easily but when it was definite that Davao City delivered a 12-0 vote for Senators of HNP, the tears flowed and the sobbing followed. A first in our City's history. Daghang Salamat sa inyong tanan. I have said that I feel alone everyday stressing over making sure Davao City is ok but when I need am in distress, Dabawenyos carry me on their backs. Sa tanan kalisod, baha, bagyo ug kani nga election sa senador wala gyud ko ninyo gibiyaan. Gahilak ko nagsulat ani, salamat sa inyo. I promise to work harder until I break. I love you all. #DavaoCity #LifeisHere

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The younger Duterte, who also won her reelection bid as mayor, said the 12-0 win was “a first in our city’s history.”

“Daghang Salamat sa inyong tanan, I have said that I feel alone everyday stressing over making sure Davao is ok but when I need am in distress, Dabawenyos carry me on their back,” she said.

Nine of the 13 HNP-backed candidates are poised to grab a Senate seat based on the Commission on Elections’ official results. (Editor: Cenon B. Bibe Jr.)

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