Whatever Happened to American Miracles?
Whatever Happened to American Miracles? By Anthony Harris Editorial Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Twice in the month of January, there have been cave-ins at various mines in West Virginia. Twice in the month of January, those cave-ins have resulted in the deaths of courageous miners thinking of nothing more than working to support their families. Twice in the month of January, I watched the news during the attempted rescue missions thinking that these miners would have the opportunity to return home. And twice in the month of January, I was wrong. I figured that this sort of thing didn’t happen in America. We have the fairy tales of happily ever after. In our darkest hour, we always prevail. No one expects plane crashes into our grand buildings. No one expects hurricanes to destroy our cities. These things don’t happen to us, and if they do, we rise above the situation and everyone goes home, watches reality television and opens a Budweiser. It’s the Ameri