Granite Staters arrived in Philippines just after typhoon hit
The Granite Staters met one family that included a 99-year-old woman named Monica. "The three ladies had assembled a mobile shelter with tarps hitched to a small truck," Kaminski said in an email. "Her home across the street (was) in rubble. Yet through the whole ordeal, she could still smile and thank God for watching over them."On Saturday, the New Hampshire group started its journey home and is expected to arrive in New Hampshire tonight.
Last Thursday, the team walked the streets of Sagabayan.
"The fringes of town were wonderfully spared but the center of town, including municipal offices, were destroyed," said another Kaminski email.
"This is my wife on an island with no law and order. They're looting. There's no food, no electricity. This is frightening for me. Frightening," Morgan said. The couple owns Morgan Self-Storage in Manchester.
Mr. Morgan, who said he had received text messages from her saying she was tired but not sick, said the group can make a small dent in the suffering."It was only three of them and she can only address one person at a time," he said. "You can't save the world."Ken Whitten, director of Vision International Missions in Manchester, said the three missionaries from his organization brought medicine to help in the recovery after earthquakes. He marveled about the trip's timing and the typhoon.
Mrs. Campbell said her 17-year-old son, a senior at Concord Christian Academy, went to Haiti last April to work in an orphanage and wants to dedicate his life to missionary work.