Signs of life amid misery reveal Filipinos' spirit:
"It’s not that Filipinos are some happy-go-lucky people and don’t care," she added. "It’s a normal reaction to an abnormal situation. They’re saying: ‘I can deal with this. I’m at peace, and whatever happens tomorrow, happens.’ … They need help, of course, but they’re also saying, they’re going to get by on their own if they have to." TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — They found the hoop in the ruins of their obliterated neighborhood.