Sen. Benigno S. Aquino, Jr.
His asssasination sparked a series of protests against the Marcos regime leading to the EDSA Revolution, the bloodless revolution that surprised the world.
The monument of freedom
"Every Filipino today stands a little taller and a little prouder. No longer the butt of jokes and the object of pity or derision, Filipinos can take their place in the council of nations because they are one of the few races who have done the impossible."
-Philippine Daily Inquirer
(Editorial, February 27, 1986)
Are you proud to be a Filipino? I am.