Duterte weeps at parents’ tomb, pleads for guidance

Amid his insurmountable lead in the just concluded presidential race, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte visited his parents’ tomb and wept uncontrollably.


After a two-hour interview with sect leader Pastor Apollo Quiboloy on the latter’s television show, Duterte proceeded to the Davao public cemetery to see his parents’ grave past 3 a.m.

Facing the tomb of his mother, Soledad, the mayor wept as he was heard asking for help and guidance.  His right hand clenched in a fist.


He then bowed on his father’s grave and kissed the marble casing.

Duterte’s father, Vicente, was governor of the still-undivided Davao del Sur. His mother was a teacher./rga

Duterte visits tombs of his parents

Duterte visits tombs of his parents on Tuesday dawn. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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