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|Pacquiao Returns to Help Flood Victims
|MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao returned to the Philippines on Saturday to help flood victims in his home province, a week after his loss to Timothy Bradley.
Pacquiao was showered with confetti Saturday, although his homecoming was much less festive because of his split-decision loss in Las Vegas.
He says losing his welterweight belt was ''OK'' because ''I am a winner in the hearts of the people and I am a winner in the heart of God.''
Pacquiao said he cut short a vacation with his family in the United States to help thousands of victims of flash floods that hit Sarangani province, the area he represents in congress.
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