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-- -- joining us now a woman whose father died in this disaster.
Michelle McKinney is -- this Michelle so very sorry.
I understand that he was about to retire.
Yes but I get back pain but -- -- -- black Iowa how long have you been working there.
Are they eight meters 32 that ad is being in the mad about 38 years that it respect it and I think it.
While -- and I know you've made millions -- yet they have client.
-- Matt -- there and now.
I had a great I have but that -- poignant -- pretty -- way.
Glad the trap of -- pound with it brings out back.
What -- -- different or.
That he had a lot of -- and.
I -- information was tough to come by yesterday -- How were you able to find out what it happened.
Wait yet and I doubt -- -- they and heal this morning after.
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Last night -- -- at -- that interning -- UI and app that if there.
And it rather we say that by at paying it back on the latest.
That they -- -- -- -- -- -- Wait how are you -- period at -- But rather if their brand bag is blocked the spring and plot that Matt and I am.
On though with the West Virginia coal mining community is extremely -- -- it's almost cliche to.
To say it now and and and and I know we knew the dangers it.
Is this are these -- -- something that was discussed in your family.
-- have not really.
-- it hit.
Hate -- but don't fact that he let it is -- -- might it have Holland united thank it was gone on at that was quite.
Six weeks retirement it just seems so incredibly cruel.
Well and I know there's a lot to be done there and and you know the last I don't think it's time for much of blame.
Blame -- putting now I mean you gotta take care of the people first.
But I wondered if that had been a concern -- viewers these safety violations that we -- are hearing so much about now.
-- is that is that some familiar family talked about I mean we like.
Are they take are they taking the proper care of us I mean I just wondered if it is something that that came out.
I had -- lesbians.
Well all the best view your family it's it's hard to know quite what to say except I know you have a terrific support network that's going to be there for you and your family and and I know your mom is a lot of love.
If you -- Will act -- -- I think a lot of -- I think -- Well I can guarantee you're getting them.
I must -- to come on in a very difficult time I don't think our pentagon thank you for doing so thank.
You know sometimes these things happen thank you sometimes things happen it's just -- number.
And the last Flickr and fox sports like okay six people are dead in the later you're okay seven people -- -- -- wake up this morning between five people this.
That the you know it's not a number -- Their husbands and sons and daddy's.
And they're still trapped in there and it's hard really to imagine what these -- -- during.
Context and perspective nomination single deadliest mining disaster was one century ago nearly.
When an explosion at another want mine in West Virginia killed 362 people.
Over the past decade there have been four deadly disasters in 07.
Collapse that you -- mine in Elmore county killed six people and three rescuers the year before that methane explosion at the single mine in West Virginia killed twelve people.
That same year an explosion at the Kentucky dot Kentucky Darby mine killed five.
And back in 01 explosions -- -- Jim Walter resources mine.
In Alabama killed thirteen people again just numbers numbers on a map of the United States.
Of the people who spent their lives.
Inside coal mines we've gone through all the difficulties that that brings.
This is not about numbers bowl.
-- update you throughout the hour Jonathan Hunt there who keep this up day's work for the whole channel that I am quite sure how that happened but he'll be sensitive info -- works well on.
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