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Heart Evangelista remembers second mom Miriam Santiago

By: - Entertainment Correspondent
/ 10:43 AM September 30, 2017

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago and Heart Evangelista via Evangelista’s Instagram

Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista shared how she missed the late Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, whose first death anniversary was marked on Friday.

In an entry in her Instagram stories, Evangelista posted a photo of her together with the late senator and veteran actor Eddie Garcia. She captioned it, “One year without you tomorrow… I felt that.”

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Eddie garcia and Heart Evangelista via Evangelista’s Instagram stories

In another Instagram post, the actress reminisced about her wonderful friendship with her Tita M.

She wrote, “One year has passed. Here I am thinking you’re just abroad, that one day the phone will just ring and we’ll talk for hours about anything and everything under the sun. How I wish that was true. But, your unconditional love and wisdom inspire and help me go through each day. Tita M, you will always be my ‘Queen of Hearts.'”

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The senator died in her sleep on Sept. 29 last year after succumbing to cancer. She was 71. The actress was known to be close to the senator and they would be seen traveling together. Santiago played cupid to Evangelista and her now husband, Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero.

Before her death, the senator ran for President in the 2016 national elections. Santiago’s life story was once featured in the long-running Kapamilya drama anthology, “Maala-ala Mo Kaya.”

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Evangelista has declared in past interviews that she treated Santiago as her second mother. /ra

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