The fighting congressman Manny Pacquiao received another hero's welcome, this time in his hometown in General Santos City.
Pacquiao and his family were welcomed by GenSan Mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio, other officials and his cheering fans.
Pacquiao said he was surprised by the warm welcome given to him even as he lost to Juan Manuel Marquez.
Pacquiao proceeded to the Sarangani provincial office where he was given also a standing ovation. -- ANC Dateline Philippines, Dec. 14, 2012