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Pia Wurtzbach to pay wounded soldiers a visit

/ 04:18 PM January 26, 2016
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Ms. Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach waves to the crowd during a courtesy call on Monday, January 25, 2016.
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Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach will visit battle casualties at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center in Quezon City on Wednesday.

In a media advisory, the AFP Public Affairs Office said that the beauty queen will visit wounded soldiers of Heroes Ward 3A.

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READ: Pia Wurtzbach on being grounded: It’s not all about me

AFP chief Gen. Hernando Iriberri will host Wurtzbach’s visit.

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Wurtzbach is the third Filipina to win the prestigious title after 42 years. Gloria Diaz bagged the crown in 1969 while Margarita Moran was the second one in 1973.

A grand homecoming parade was held in her honor on Monday in the cities of Manila and Makati. She capped off her parade around Araneta Center in Quezon City.

READ: Heroine’s welcome home for Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach

Wurtzbach met with President Benigno Aquino III on a courtesy call Tuesday morning. CDG

READ: Aquino congratulates, catches up with Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach

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