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The World Will Always Remember September 11
The Embassy in Manila held a ceremony in the ballroom. U.S. Marines presented colors and representatives from the U.S. and Philippine government delivered remarks. Both national anthems were played followed by a moment of silence. Event attendees sang "God Bless America."

A World United
Philippine President Reiterates Support
President Arroyo
"We've been allies for so long. Allies in the second world war, allies in the Cold War, allies in the Korean War, allies in the Vietnam War, and now allies in the war against terrorism."

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White House photo by Paul Morse.

National Anthem of the Philippines
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Land of the morning
Child of the sun returning
With fervour burning
Thee do our souls adore.
Land dear and holy
Cradle of noble heroes
Ne'er shall invaders
Trample thy sacred shore.

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