"You're a hero in our book"
Melanie Michaels - CBS News Tampa
“I’ve lost my home, my business, everything.
But, my family all survived.
I have faith in God. So I ask God, now what will I do?
Typhoon Haiyan Survivor
This is one of the first images I saw just days after the storm hit. Supplies and troops were just starting to arrive. They then filled the C-130 Cargo Planes with people to fly them to Cebu or Manila.
After finding my wife's family alive, we took this shot. Shortly after, I found out they're Aunt, Uncle, and cousin's wife and two children all died when they're house was washed away.
I collected left over Halloween candy and took it with me to give to the kids after one of them commented on TV that they didn't have candy. They smiled so big.
I was filming in the market area and this kid was big eyed, looking at my camera. So, I let him play with the controls. What a smile!
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The Camera Man
Today I begin my two day journey around the world. Flying from Tampa to New Jersey, China, then Manila.
Not sure how I'll get to Tacloban.
My Flight to find our family in Tacloban
Typhoon Haiyan slams the Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda) slams into Tacloban City in the Philippines with winds topping 235 miles per hour.
I wasn't able to get a flight until Monday. I had to get creative and go to Cebu for 7 hrs, until I could fly to Tacloban.
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