DISASTERS: A Lousy Way to Die

For one fleeting moment, driving from his home in Rumson, N.J. to the Jersey Central railroad station at Red Bank, New York Stockbroker Paul Land, 48, was tempted to turn around and spend the sunny day at home. But when Jersey Central's No. 3314 rumbled in at 9:16. Paul Land was there as he had been nearly every working day for 15 years. As he had for 15 years, he climbed aboard the second ancient coach of five, took the second seat on the left-hand side, unfolded the New York Times, and settled...

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