Miracle on the Hudson



Stories of the Miracle
  • Miracle on the Hudson

    Quotes from the Survivors

    We commemorate the one year anniversary of the miracle of Flight 1549 with these touching insights from passengers and first responders who were there.

  • The Plane Crash That Gave Us Hope

    On the one-year anniversary of the plane crash on the Hudson we see how it has transformed lives and brought hope to millions.

  • Martha Williamson Miracle on the Hudson

    Martha Williamson: The Hudson River Miracle Mystery

    From the amazing story of the US Airways plane crash on the Hudson River, Martha Williamson reminds us that each day is a gift and a chance to make a difference.

  • Captain Sully Sullenberger

    Why Sully Still Inspires Us

    Learn more about the pilot who made the miraculous landing on the Hudson, and was one of Beliefnet's Most Inspiring People of 2009.

  • How to Live an Awesome Life

    Share Your Thoughts on Flight 1549

    Last year the world was shocked and then happily amazed at what happened when Sully guided Flight 1549 into the Hudson River. Share your thoughts, one year later.

  • How You Can Survive a Plane Crash

    In light of the US Airways-Hudson River miracle, the author of "The Survivors Club" offers tips on how to survive a plane crash.

Blogging About the Miracle


Was the Hudson crash a miracle?

Date: 01/16/2009

I prayed a prayer of thanksgiving yesterday when I heard the news that there were no fatalities or injuries after an airliner crashed into the Hudson River. All good things come from God-- so says the Bible , and so says my Mom, who is prone to utter "Thank you, Lawd!" (in her Southern Belle drawl) for all sorts of things, from a shining sun to a sale on apples.  So I followed in her steps yes ...

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Should we invade Canada?

Date: 01/16/2009

The jet splashdown in the Hudson yesterday was one of those riveting spectacles, such that I almost felt sorry for George W. Bush since no one seemed to pay attention to his farewell address . (Okay, I didn't feel too bad.) It was really astonishing, even if it did mess up the West Side Highway commute. It brought Weehawken (where I used to live, a fine little township with a bust of Alexander ...

Related Topics: George W. Bush, Hudson River, Miracle, New York, South Park


Black Stars and Box Office

Date: 10/24/2008

Two thoughtful and provocative articles bookend one of most challenging questions in American culture -- the role of race at the collision point of art and commerce. In The Washington Post, Neely Tucker writes about Stars on the Field but Shared Glory on Film -- the way that biopics about African-American sports stars always seem to end up being about the relationship of the athletes to their w ...

Related Topics: Equality, African American, Diversity, Discrimination, Box Office, Black, Race, Blog 97

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