08/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Philippines' Pagasa Island: Paradise From Hell

Reporting from Puerto Princesa, Philippines -- Roel Robles had been on Pagasa Island for less than a week when he found himself wondering, with something like despair: Is it possible for one white-beached, palm-studded place to be both heaven and hell, paradise and prison?

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