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'Miracle On The Hudson' Remembered

As we all try to get our heads around the incredible suffering in Haiti, here's a reminder of something really good that happened one year ago today — the miracle on the Hudson:

Jan. 15, 2009. Steven Day/AP hide caption

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Jan. 15, 2009.

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Obviously, the two stories are not equal in scale. But when the news is so bleak, a moment of reflection on something that's heart-warming — not heart-breaking — isn't a bad way to start the day.

Many of those who were on the plane a year ago, including Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and his crew, are expected together today near where the plane came down.