Bongbong Marcos is just a Clone



Bongbong Marcos (real name Ferdinand "Bongbong" Romualdez Marcos, Jr.) was born on September 13, 1957. He is a Filipino politician, and now he is a senator of the Philippines in 15th Congress.

He is the only son and second child of former Pres. Ferdinand E. Marcos and First Lady Imelda Marcos. The wife of Mrs. Louise Cacho Araneta, and a father to 3 sons.



The Legend



At the time of former Pres. Ferdinand E. Marcos (1965–1986), rumors about their projects and doings, and even their lives were widespread in the Philippines. Some stories about them were distorted, as for example the San Juanico Bridge Legend, where Imelda Marcos ordered children's blood be mixed with the cement as sacrifice; the Manila Film Center Legend, where 26 (or more or less than hundred) construction workers were alleged been buried in the building and not rescued or been dug up just to meet the completion date set by Imelda Marcos; and Bongbong Marcos Legend, for which this article is about.

According to rumors, Bongbong Marcos was already dead, and the person we can see sitting in the Senate is only a clone of 'him'. The legend spread in late 1970s and in early 1980's.

The first version of the legend has it that Bongbong Marcos had a fisticuff with an Indian-national classmate. In the said fight, he was stabbed accidentally by his classmate to death. Strangely, there was no news about his body been returned in the Philippines.

The Second version says, that he was killed in a road accident in Manila (other stories suggest, it happened in London) when he was a teenager.

The third version has it that Bongbong was abducted by rebel armies from Mindanao, and he was killed there.

In continuation of the legend, Imelda Marcos convinced one of his nephew, who closely resembles his son, to undergo a plastic surgery and pretend to be Bongbong Marcos in replace.




Reason of Rumor in Circulation



No one knows who spread the legend or where this story came from, but the fact that the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos is powerful and eminent, and the declaration of Martial Law added much supremacy to his rule, people will eventually be scared. Thus, possibly the urban legend is in political nature. At that time, it is possible that his throne will be passed to Imelda Marcos and then be succeeded by one of their children. Bongbong Marcos is the only child who can succeed the rule because his sisters, Imee Marcos, had other interest, and the other, Irene, was too young that time.

Of course, if the rumor is true and Bongbong is really dead, then the dynasty and power of the Marcos Family will be cut short and be broken. Except if another Bongbong will replace his shoes, thus the family empire will still continue.



Conclusion



I personally believe that the Bongbong Marcos in the senate is the true Bongbong Marcos himself, indeed. The one who became the Vice-Governor; Governor; and Congressman of Ilocos Norte is him. No, doubt.

If he is really a clone, and he underwent a plastic surgery, in his age right now, those traces of wound and cuts in his face will visibly be seen in his face. Take a look at him, the way he talks, the way he moves, and the natural resemblance of his face from his mother is an evidence.

If you still believe he is, just respect him. Their family is doing anything they can to help and serve the country in their own way. Give them a chance to prove themselves. The chance that the people who voted them gave them.

Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Marcos,_Jr.
http://northwatch.wordpress.com/2009/12/17/
http://www.spot.ph/newsfeatures/41192/urban-legends-that-drove-pinoys-crazy

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