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Father Manuel Igrobay traveled to Manila the day before Typhoon Haiyan struck the islands to sit at the bedside of his mother, who died shortly after.  David Briggs

On Nov. 7, Typhoon Haiyan barreled through the center of the Philippine archipelago. It had the strongest landfall ever recorded and its winds ranked it the second strongest typhoon in history. Over 6,000 perished, and millions were left homeless and in desperate conditions. Father Manuel Igrobay, the priest for Catholic churches in Olema, Tomales and Bolinas, traveled to the . . .