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PHOTOS: Typhoon Haiyan

PHOTOS: Typhoon Haiyan

SUPER TYPHOON: Haiyan makes landfall, leaving a path of destruction in the Philippines. Photo: Associated Press

Thousands are dead and millions have been displaced after what could be the strongest storm in recorded history makes landfall in the Philippines.

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