Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, the territory’s delegate to Congress, said residents will need significant help to recover.
"It's like a small war just passed through."
“We knew it was going to be big,” said one resident of Saipan, “but wow.”
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"I don't think that people elsewhere understand the magnitude of the suffering here."
"Before the typhoon, things were going well"
"Waking up the next day and seeing all the damage was heartbreaking."
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I left a well-paying lawyer job in New York to move to a small tropical island near Guam. I'd like to say it was some sort of insight about the Meaning Of Life. In reality, it was a terrific combination of terrible things in the romance, personal well-being and employment departments.
Wherever you go in the Pacific, you can follow the swirl of humankind's passion for war, from rusting tanks and guns to monuments and markers in tranquil valleys, to the peaceful green lawns of manicured cemeteries