October 16, 2017

Positivity: Coal Miner Sings National Anthem Before Going Underground

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 9:40 am

From Mammoth, West Virginia:


A West Virginia coal miner is going viral for his powerful rendition of the national anthem.

Shane Wriston posted on Facebook a video of his fellow miner Josh Stowers singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” for his coworkers before they headed underground for the day.

“There is no kneeling in this bath house,” Wriston wrote on Facebook. “We have daily safety meeting before every shift before these guys go underground, and we appreciate Josh volunteering to sing after the meeting.”

Monday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (101617)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

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