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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, center, Vice-President Jejomar Binay, left, and former President Fidel Ramos, right, link arms as they sing a patriotic song to celebrate the 25th anniversary of People Power Friday Feb. 25, 2011, at the People Power Monument along EDSA highway at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Mr. Ramos was one of the leaders of the nearly bloodless four-day people power revolution 25 years ago that ousted the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos from 20-year rule and helped install Aquino's mother Corazon "Cory" Aquino to the presidency. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, center, Vice-President Jejomar Binay, left, and former President Fidel Ramos, right, link arms as they sing a patriotic song to celebrate the 25th anniversary of People Power Friday Feb. 25, 2011, at the People Power Monument along EDSA highway at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Mr. Ramos was one of the leaders of the nearly bloodless four-day people power revolution 25 years ago that ousted the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos from 20-year rule and helped install Aquino's mother Corazon "Cory" Aquino to the presidency. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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