To my Brother Noy, in the same way that Mom was so patient and loving towards Josh, I want to thank you for giving Josh so much of your love, your patience and your caring. Noy alam ko sa ospital sinabi sa 'yo ni Josh, 'Please, Tito Noy, never get married.' (laughter) Sana maintindihan mo, ... you're now his security blanket ... you've taken Mom's place as his protector. Pero huwag kang mag-alala, kaming mga kapatid mo, kung sa'n ka liligaya, pwede na rin.
However, he remains idealistic about marriage. “The perfect union was my parents. They were together even as they were apart,” he told us once.
He’s now seeing a young, very pretty councilor but away from the public eye. A close family friend said Mrs. Aquino had met the 29-year-old woman and even approved of her. She was with the Aquino family through their ordeal and was among the inconspicuous volunteers at the wake and funeral.