“They’re alive. They’re all alive!”
First there was the shock.
ELEVEN MINERS ENTOMBED IN LEHIGH COAL AND NAVIGATION COMPANY MINE IN COALDALE, the local newspaper headline screamed.
Then, a day later, there was the apprehension.
FEARS EXPRESSED THAT ENTOMBED MEN MAY NOT BE REACHED ALIVE.
And, finally, the jubilation, the joy that only a miracle can bring.
ENTOMBED MINERS RESCUED AFTER BwEING HELD PRISONERS BY FALL OF ROCK FOR SIX DAYS.