The entire country is mourning the loss of Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago who passed away at age 71 after battling lung cancer. Among those deeply affected by her death was former MYX VJ Heart Evangelista who the senator treated like a daughter. Check out Heart's touching posts about her "mentor" and "second mom" below:
Heart also shared several photos which showed a rarely seen side of the famously fierce senator!
Rest in peace, Sen. Miriam.
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