Philippine President Benigno Aquino III with other officials stand at attention during the 115th Independence Day celebrations on June 12, 2013 in Manila, Philippines. Philippine Marines honored the day with a 21-gun salute, with President Benigno Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay attended ceremonies across Manila. (Getty Images)
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