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A supporters flashes the sign for Laban or Fight while displaying a picture of Benigno Aquino III during his inauguration ceremony Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at the Quirino grandstand in Manila, Philippines. Aquino was sworn in Wednesday as the Philippines' 15th president, leading a Southeast Asian nation his late parents helped liberate from dictatorship and which he promises to deliver from poverty and pervasive corruption. (AP Photo/Pat Roque)
Photo by: Pat Roque
A supporters flashes the sign for Laban or Fight while displaying a picture of Benigno Aquino III during his inauguration ceremony Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at the Quirino grandstand in Manila, Philippines. Aquino was sworn in Wednesday as the Philippines' 15th president, leading a Southeast Asian nation his late parents helped liberate from dictatorship and which he promises to deliver from poverty and pervasive corruption. (AP Photo/Pat Roque)

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