The sight of destroyed homes and wrecked roads is too heartbreaking, but the ever-resilient spirit of Filipinos is heartwarming.
A month after Typhoon Yolanda struck parts of Eastern Visayas, residents are starting to get back on their feet. Retail stores, ATMs and even some restaurants are already back in the business. Some kids are starting to cope from the stress brought by the disaster. They can be seen along the streets, playing as if the storm did nothing to them.
Though the Typhoon Yolanda caused permanent damage to the residents in some parts of Eastern Visayas, what’s important is that people are starting to go back to normal. They are starting to smile again. They are starting to live again.
Here’s how Leyte looks like now:
Disclosure: I had the opportunity to visit Leyte a month after the devastation of Typhoon Yolanda through our company. I joined volunteers from…
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