‘I saw hope in their eyes’: Heroes team up for typhoon relief


November 28, 2013 — Updated 2210 GMT (0610 HKT) Doc Hendley, a top 10 CNN Hero in 2009, is providing clean water to victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Editor’s note: “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET. Tacloban, Philippines (CNN) — Efren Penaflorida was grateful when Typhoon Haiyan bypassed his home in Cavite City, Philippines. But when he saw the devastation in other areas of the country, he wanted to do all he could to help his fellow Filipinos. “I was crying watching the news,” said Penaflorida, the 2009 CNN Hero of the Year. “It really sank my heart, seeing all the people who lost their loved ones, houses. They lost everything.” Penaflorida immediately began collecting…

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