Text Message From American's Wife In Typhoon Haiyan: 'Wind Is Blowing,' Then Silence

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November 12, 2013 AT 5:56 AM
An American ex-serviceman is desperately searching for his wife who vanished while visiting her grandchildren in the typhoon-battered city of Tacloban. Air Force veteran David Geraldson told NBC News that he hadn't heard from his wife Tessie since she sent a text message while the storm was overhead at around 4:30 a.m. local time on Friday. Geraldson said “It was straight overhead and she texted that, 'the wind is blowing, the power is out and we don't know how long we'll have cell service.