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Filipinos begin Christmas season amid typhoon's devestation

Under a grey sky and surrounded by so much destruction, Tacloban City in the Philippines is preparing for Christmas. Star-shaped lanterns like this one are tradition in the Philippines, and this survivor isn't letting the devastation destroy their holidays. (SOUNDBITE) (Filipino) 20-YEAR-OLD TYPHOON SURVIVOR RONNIER MAGDOA, SAYING: "It was in this place that Typhoon Yolanda swept past, and we know the people here are steadfast. We know we are stronger than Yolanda." Yolanda is the Filipino name for Haiyan, the typhoon that drowned this part of the Philippines in November. A tsunami-like storm surge washed away thousands of homes, including that of these two children in Tanauan. Their mother and four sisters were among the more than 6,000 people killed in the storm. (SOUNDBITE) (Filipino) 14-YEAR-OLD TYPHOON SURVIVOR ROMUALDO REDONA, SAYING: "I wanted to give my mother and sisters a small offering. We used to be happy during the Christmas

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