Arms and Legs

Tens of thousands of Filipinos wildly cheered and showered confetti on some 2,500 joggers as they arrived in Manila last week. The joggers, led by Agapito Aquino, 45, younger brother of murdered Opposition Leader Benigno Aquino Jr., had set out five days earlier on a 90-mile protest run from Aquino's birthplace in the town of Concepcion in Tarlac province to the tarmac at Manila International Airport, where Aquino was assassinated last August. They were protesting a referendum called by President Ferdinand Marcos for Jan. 27 to ratify a constitutional amendment on the presidential...

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