by Christina Calloway, PNT senior writer
It’s been hard for Barbara Layog to see destruction caused by Typhoon
Haiyan in the country she grew up in.
Layog moved from the Philippines to Roosevelt County about nine years ago.
The 34-year-old physical therapist at Roosevelt General Hospital said
she’s noticed a similarity in cultures between her Filipino heritage
and that of Americans in that they are willing to give when others are in need.
Layog partnered with the local Filipino community and her employer to raise
more than $1,000 Tuesday from a food sale that featured Filipino fare.
Layog said the money will go to sending bread, rice and other foods to
victims of the typhoon.
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