Mining Tragedy in West Virginia

Mining Tragedy in West Virginia
Jay Westcott / Polaris

A giant explosion rippled through the Upper Big Branch coal mine in Montcoal, W. Va., on Monday, April 5, 2010, leaving 25 miners dead and four still unaccounted for. Kay Margocee prays during a vigil and prayer service for the victims of the Performance Coal Mine explosion at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Whitesville, West Virginia.

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