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Lin-ay sg Silay
talent contest on

The talent competition of the 25th search for the Lin-ay sang Silay will be held at 7 tonight at the Silay public plaza covered court, a press release from the city said.

Sixteen young ladies representing Silay barangays will vie for the crown as part of the 56th Charter anniversary celebration and Hugyaw Kansilay Festival.

They are Sheidan Marie Agbay, Barangay E. Lopez; Thiryne Mondragon, Brgy II; Charmaine Popilo, Brgy III; Sunshine Dorilag, Guinhalaran; Jovelyn Oligo, Lantad; Leza Torreblanca, Patag; Christine Ann Ching, Rizal; Riza Duco, Brgy. IV; Oxmelia Sorillo, Mambulac; Charise Guanzon, Balaring;

Michelle Ann Dionela, Brgy I; Leslie Alayon, Kapitan Ramon; Krishannen Perarin, Hawaiian; Lelia Mae Lisbo, Guimbalaon; Ma. Gelle Yeban, Bagtic; and Rochelle Ubaldo, Brgy. V, the press release also said.

The candidates recently competed in the swimsuit competition held at the Silay Outdoor Recreation and Ecotourism Area in Brgy. Patag; and the pre-judging, that will determine 40 percent of the overall score of the candidates, corporate sponsors’ presentation and festival costume competition last June 3 at the Sen. Jose C. Locsin Cultural and Civic Center.

The pageant night is on June 10 at the Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center, the press release added.*

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Jolie moved by public
support after surgery

LONDON – Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie said Sunday she had been "moved" by public support after she revealed she had had a double mastectomy to reduce her high risk of breast cancer.

And she said she felt "wonderful" after the surgery.

Speaking at the London premiere of husband Brad Pitt's film "World War Z", Jolie said she was thankful that her actions had brought the issue into the public arena.

"I get moved to talk about it," she told media on the red carpet, her first such appearance since she announced her surgery in May.

The 37-year-old added she was "very happy just to see the discussion about women's health expanded and that means the world to me.

"After losing my mum to these issues, I'm very grateful for it and I've been very moved by the kind support from people," explained the actress.

Jolie's mother Marcheline Bertrand died of ovarian cancer at the age of 56 and her aunt, Debbie Martin, died of breast cancer last week.

Pitt insisted the decision had "certainly brought our family tighter together.

"I mean the beautiful thing is that, for us, life will go on," he added.

Three months of grueling medical procedures including breast reconstruction ended in late April.

Jolie, whose father is Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, said her chances of developing breast cancer are now just five percent.

Her doctors estimated she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer.

Jolie said she went ahead with the procedures so her six children would not lose her at a young age.*AFP

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Jolie moved by public support after surgery

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