At an April 25, 2010, service in Beckley, W. Va., for the 29 miners killed in the Upper Big Branch explosion, helmets — placed on crosses — were lined up in their honor. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mine helmets and painted crosses sit at the entrance to Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine April 5 in Montcoal, W.Va. The memorial represents the 29 coal miners who were killed in an explosion at the mine a year ago. Jeff Gentner/AP hide caption

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