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"Sometimes, you can find an old foundation of a house once filled with furniture and a family, now just a line of bricks under dirt with lost memories."
This is a gorgeous bit of prose. I felt that it was too descriptive of the emotional state of the writer, however, and not quite neutral enough for inclusion. Whihch is a pity in a way. It's just not best here in an encyclopedia.
CAn anyone provide references, timelines, dates of the mine disaster, or the statistics relating to the hurricane or economics, that are a bit more specific? This is a fascinating entry, and an interesting topic. I think it might just need a little help? 22.214.171.124 10:21, 19 November 2006 (UTC)