Mine Disaster Site Draws Tourists

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A year after nine miners were trapped in Pennsylvania's Quecreek coal mine, the farm used as a staging area for their rescue has been transformed into a tourist site. Buses bring hundreds of visitors and a gift shop at the farm has raised thousands of dollars that will go toward a monument. Hear Katherine Fink of WDUQ.



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