A Typhoon Hit His Country — Now Hear His Tearful Plea To The World

Yeb Sano doesn't know if his family is safe or whether his friends have eaten in days. But he knew they needed a voice to the world, so he stood up at a global climate meeting and told the world about the reality of destruction Typhoon Haiyan has caused in the Philippines.Beneath his honest and heartbreaking account is a call for drastic action to be taken. Isn't it time?

A Typhoon Hit His Country — Now Hear His Tearful Plea To The World

One point worth highlighting: "In solidarity with my countrymen who are struggling to find food back home, I will now commence a voluntary fasting for the climate. This means I will voluntarily refrain from eating food during this [conference] until a meaningful outcome is in sight. What my country is going through as a result of this extreme climate event is madness — the climate crisis is madness. We can stop this madness right here in Warsaw."

The owner of a donut store has been praised for defending a homeless man who hangs out outside of the store from an angry customer. The owner of Nomad Donuts, based in San Diego, defended the "intelligent and respectful" man after the customer implied that seeing him made them feel guilty about buying donuts.

The exchange was spotted by Reddit user beerbellybegone on Reddit, who shared screenshots on the social media site. The one-star review by the angry customer states: "A homeless guy has *lived* (morning noon and night) against the front entrance for about a year. Really makes me feel great about spending $5 on a jelly donut."


In a reply, owner Brad Keiller explained that the homeless man, Ray, was actually an asset to the store. He went on to explain Ray's background in a thought-provoking defense.

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