- Sophia Corullo, a child actress, died on August 18 due to severe dengue
- Her grandmother, Corazon Castro, gave an interview to ABS-CBN News
- Corazon said that she prayed to God to take her life instead of Sophia’s
Sophia Corullo, a child star, passed away at the age of 6 on August 18 due to severe dengue.
KAMI learned that her grandmother, Corazon Castro, opened up about the tragedy.
In an interview with ABS-CBN News, the grieving grandmother said that she prayed to God to take her life and to spare her granddaughter.
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“Hiningi ko na nun sa Diyos nung Saturday na ako na lang ang kunin mo, ‘wag si Sophie.
“Last dalaw niya sa akin, tumatakbo pa siya,” Corazon said.
Her interview starts at the 1:23 mark of this video:
In a previous report by KAMI, Kapamilya actress Yen Santos visited Sophia’s wake.
Sophia Corullo captured the attention of Filipino viewers when she joined the MiniMe segment of the ABS-CBN program “It’s Showtime,” introducing herself as the “Mini Anne Curtis.” She has also appeared on episodes of the Kapamilya series “Maalaala Mo Kaya.”
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