Living in a shack

Eparama Lalanavanua with two of the 10 children he saved, baby Josephine Cakau (left) and Leweni Senikaboa (right), sit on the remains of the house that had buried them in Tuatua Village on Koro Island at the height of the Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston on February 20, 2016. Picture: FILE

EPARAMA Lalanavanua risked his life to save 12 people during Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston. As the Category 5 storm tore a path through Koro Island, Lalanavanua placed the lives of others ahead of his own — he even saved a three-year-old child. Three years later, the Koro man who also lost everything during the monster […]

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