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Filipinos wave a Philippine flag as they celebrate the victory of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao over Oscar De La Hoya while they watch it beamed live via satellite at the Tondo Sports Complex in Manila, Philippines on Sunday Dec. 7, 2008. From five-star hotel lounges and army camps to Manila's burgeoning slums, Filipinos gathered in huge numbers to cheer the country's boxing icon, as officials say the victory provided the country a momentary respite from financial worries.

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Filipinos wave a Philippine flag as they celebrate the victory of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao over Oscar De La Hoya while they watch it beamed live via satellite at the Tondo Sports Complex in Manila, Philippines on Sunday Dec. 7, 2008. From five-star hotel lounges and army camps to Manila's burgeoning slums, Filipinos gathered in huge numbers to cheer the country's boxing icon, as officials say the victory provided the country a momentary respite from financial worries.