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Never to forget: The Monongah Mine Disaster, December 6, 2014

Never to forget: The Monongah Mine Disaster, December 6, 2014

| December 6, 2014

They came to Monongah, West Virginia, from some of the poorest regions of Italy– Abruzzo, Calabria, Campania–to work the coal mines. Like the millions of Italians who migrated to “L’america” in search of a brighter future, most had no idea of the challenges they would face. The promise of a financed voyage and a secure […]

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