GMA anchor Robin Roberts answers questions from viewers on ABCNews.com:
|Diane asks: With all the coverage in the news, why can’t we get the journalists to drop bags of food and water from their helicopters? Do you feel a responsibility to help the people you are reporting on?
Roberts: We had a satellite truck that had a satellite phone, it was like a phone booth. People were lining up to call loved ones. It was like gold. They felt how I felt traveling all day Monday not knowing what I would find.
We brought cases of water and cereal bars and nonperishables that we gave to everyone. It’s share and share alike down there. I gave something to my family and it was like they had a little command post in their neighborhood. And it’s not just us, I’ve seen other journalists as well, anything that we have we’re giving. When we left there, anything that we had left over of course we did not bring with us.