Remembering the Miners at Upper Big Branch

April 5 marked the 4th anniversary of the deadly explosion at then-Massey Coal’s Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, WV. As a way to remember, the WMMT family recorded these short portraits of the 29 men who so needlessly lost their lives. Their stories come from the Report to the Governor by the Governor’s Independent Investigation Panel, led by J. Davitt McAteer. The full report is available here

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