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Philippines celebrates as caregiver wins Israel's X Factor

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Celebrations broke out in the Philippines on Wednesday after a Filipina who has spent nearly half her life as a carer overseas won Israel's first "X Factor". 

Rose Fostanes -- a Filipina migrant carer -- celebrates with friends and family after winning Israel's 'X-Factor' singing contest in Tel Aviv, on January 15, 2014

Rose Fostanes, one of the millions of Filipino workers abroad lionised back home and forming a pillar of the country's economy, won the television talent show late Tuesday with a rendition of Frank Sinatra's "My Way" that delighted fans in both countries.

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