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If you dare: The 12 most haunting quotes from Haiyan survivors that will put you in the middle of the storm

If you don’t get why Ruby (or Hagupit) has been receiving so much attention the past few days, here’s a reminder of what happened the last time.

On the morning of November 8th, 2013, Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) set the record for being the strongest typhoon to strike land in the age of satellites.

Haiyan Satellite Track
Which would’ve been cool if it didn’t involve laying waste to a country.

A full year filled with news reports has passed so you probably already know what happened when it made landfall in Samar, Leyte, and the rest of the Visayas in the Philippines.

I thought I did too.

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