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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.

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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.

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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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