Grateful and humbled by the opportunity, Duterte went back to his roots to express his love and gratitude to his parents who molded him to become the man he is today.
At 3:am today, hours after partial election results showed he is leading.Many netizens were deeply touched by the photo, and they believe Duterte's parents will serve as an inspiration to him in fulfilling the duties and responsibilities placed on his shoulders.
Presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte broke into tears as he asked his parents to help him rile the country
"Tabangi ko ma," Duterte called on his mother Soledad whom he.missed so much.
A.confessed Mama”s boy, Duterte said he long wanted to cry aloud but was too busy for the campaign.
Duterte’s late father VICENTE, used to be the Governor of one Davao while his mother Nanay Soleng was a public school.teacher.