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01-04-2006, 01:03 PM
Isn't this a horrible story? It makes me so sad.

TALLMANSVILLE, W.Va. A coal company executive says it became clear within 20 minutes that the news anxious family members had received about the survival of a dozen trapped miners was terribly wrong.
Yet for three hours, church bells rang in celebration, families joined arm-in-arm to sing joyous hymns, the governor proclaimed it a miracle, and television newscasts and newspapers spread the word around the world.