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    Philippine 'democracy icon' dies of cancer - 01 Aug 09

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    Corazon Aquino, a former Philippine president, has died at the age of 76.

    Aquino led the so-called "people power" revolution that brought down the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos and ushered in democracy in the Philippines.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas takes a look back at Aquino's life - in and out of the spotlight.