Muslim saves filipina from yolanda
An incredible story about how 31-year-old Canadian Houssam Hammoudi went to save his girlfriend from the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan, married her and got her the help she needed.
Houssam said he was able to contact Mary Grace’s brother, Nathaniel, a few days later and was told that Grace, the mother, was in a coma and that Mary Grace’s son John Allen had a broken wrist.
“When I was looking for Mary Grace, all they were telling me was that she was okay… I have to see it with my own eyes,” he said.
A week later, on Nov. 14, Houssam arrived in Cebu after taking a direct flight from his hometown Montreal.
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Yes.
This word was repeated three times by 31-year-old Canadian Houssam Hammoudi when asked by the Imam, a Muslim priest, if he was accepting his Filipina fiancée Mary Grace Acojedo, 22, to be his wife until the day of judgment.
The two were wed in a simple Islamic ceremony inside one of the private rooms of a private hospital in Cebu City, more than a week after Hammoudi rescued Acojedo, who was severely injured when supertyphoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) devastated her village in Ormoc City in Leyte province; and literally carried her in his arms to safely bring her to a hospital here.
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