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Miracle on the Hudson, One Year Later

MiracleontheHudson.jpgIt still feels like a miracle.

One year after Captain Sullenberger famously brought Flight 1549 to an emergency water landing on the Hudson River, the fact that every single passenger, crew member, and first responder lived to tell the tale is still almost too fantastic to believe.

Especially today, I think, as we’re all still struggling to understand the devastation in Haiti, it’s poignant and beautiful to conceive of an averted disaster, a horror that wasn’t.


Our colleagues put together a wonderful gallery of quotes and remembrances from those who were there one year ago today.  Go have a visit for some much-needed inspiration after a tough week. 

As one passenger put it, “Every day is a miracle. Some days they’re just bigger than normal.”

Click here to visit the gallery: Lessons from the Miracle on the Hudson

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  • normtann

    So this proves there’s a God? I don’t get it. Tell me how you can arrive at such a ridiculous conclusion, based on one man’s heroic act. It does prove some people will go to any length to justify a belief, however. . . and that of course is no surprise (but proOf!!!!!! POOF)

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