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‘Patriot’: Former US envoy Kenney mourns late President Ramos

/ 12:10 AM August 03, 2022
Fidel V. Ramos and Kristie Kenney STORY: ‘Patriot’: Former US envoy Kenney mourns late President Ramos

Former President Fidel V. Ramos with Kristie Kenney, former US ambassador to the Philippines. (Undated photo from the Facebook page of the US Embassy in the Philippines)

MANILA, Philippines — Kristie Kenney, a former US ambassador to the Philippines, has joined the outpouring of condolences for the family of the late President Fidel Ramos.

In a Facebook post, Kenney said Ramos was a “patriot who dedicated his life to public service” who “vigorously supported strong Philippine-US relations.”

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“He was also a big and lively personality — full of wit and fun,” she said. “I feel so fortunate to have known him. We have lost a great man.”

Ramos, the Philippines’ 12th president died on Sunday at the age of 94.

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His wake is from Aug. 4 to 8, according to his family.

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