Published: Wednesday 14 June, 2017

WATCH: Video of Duterte Crying During Arrival of Slain Marines from Marawi

A video showing President Rodrigo Duterte crying during the arrival of the bodies of the Marines killed in Marawi has gone viral. The sight of Duterte crying with the Marines’ grieving relatives touched the hearts of many Filipinos, who praised the president for his compassion.

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Duterte condoles with families of Marines killed in Marawi.

‘Ang presidente kong may puso.’ The video was taken at Villamor Air Base Sunday night when the bodies of eight of the 13 Marines killed in Marawi arrived in Manila. Emotions filled the air as the eight caskets were unloaded from a military plane and given full honors.

President Duterte condoled with the grieving families and, at one point, he was seen crying himself unable to hold back his tears.

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Here are some comments from netizens on social media:

  • Lyn Aguila Ang sakit sakit sa dibdib makita ang isang AMA Ng bayan na UMIYAK 😭 😭 😭 para sa amin na mga nagmamahal sa Kanya…. Sana mabigyan pa xa ni GOD ng XTRA STRONG 💪 GOOD HEALTH EVERY DAY, keep safe always tatay DIGONG dito lng kami nagmamahal at susuporta sa kung anu mang laban ang haharapin mo para sa kapalanan ng ating bayan LONG LIVE PO,MABUHAY ANG PILIPINAS
    #HappyIndependenceDay
  • Lizel Bautista Naiyak ako sobra 😭😭 diko ramdam ung araw ng kalayaan ngayon 😭😭 tapos ung iba puro satsat kesyo hinahanap si tatay digong bakit hndi nki celebrate di nyo alam sobrang nasaktan si prrd sa pagkamatay sa mga militar kya walang gana umattend si prrd celebration kanina.. Hndi dapat mag celebrate ng araw ng kalayaan 😭
  • Mavic Galindo Sobra naiyak naman ako,Yan Pangulo ko nasasaktan pag nasasaktan ang kanya mga Anak…We love you Tatay Digong
  • Cathy Reyes Ung ramdam mo talaga n may puso ang presidente natin
    Mahal niya talaga ang tao at ang Bansa niya,
    Ang dami na niyang galit sa Dibdid niya,sana po matapos na ang lahat ng gulo maging maayos n ang Bansa natin sa pamumuno😢😢😢tulo talaga ang luha ko


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