So typhoon Haiyan happened and we were right smack in the middle of it. The whole country, the whole world was aghast with the amount of destruction it had caused and is still causing. We had no running water for days, no electricity for months. People are still rebuilding their homes, starting over from scratch. Not to mention the lives that were lost. But let me tell you something. When the storm ended and our neighbors were starting to come out of their houses, or what was left of it, they were smiling, we were smiling. We were laughing even. We were just happy to be alive. The men quickly brought out tools and started fixing what could be fixed.
Filipinos are known to be happy people. Now the world knows we are happy, strong, and resilient.
Thank you for all those who helped. Daghang salamat!