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Pennsylvania Coal Miners

emerged in good health and spirits after enduring 77 grueling hours in a dark, flooded mine shaft 240 feet below ground in Quecreek. The nine workers—Randy Fogle, Dennis Hall, John Phillippi, Tom Foy, John Unger, Robert Pugh, Harry Mayhugh, Ron Hileman, and Mark Popernack—huddled together as millions of gallons of cold water from an adjacent mine rushed into their site, submerging them up to their necks.


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