Over the course of the 700-day blockade, her world shrunk to her living room and her kitchen. She survived by eating plants and reading books. She refused to look in the mirror, because seeing her withered state might break her spirit.
Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree.
A castaway who says he survived 13 months adrift in the Pacific said on Tuesday he thought about suicide but was sustained by dreams of eating his favorite food—tortillas—and reuniting with his family.
Below is a partial list of people who survived Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) as gathered by Representative Ferdinand Martin Romualdez of the First District of Leyte:
THE man in Talisay City who landed in the news for allegedly dousing dogs in their neighborhood with acid was stabbed dead allegedly by two brothers he caught stealing mangoes.