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The 50 Bravest men in the world.


You folks here at Double-T Nation are my friends, true I have never meet  any of you face to face, but still we share a common love of the Red Raiders. I am sure we all follow different faiths and that there are some of you who claim no faith in any form of divine power. Whether you choose prayer or simply taking a moment to contemplate the greatest love a man can show for his fellow man, please remember these 50 men.

 

But 50 workers stayed behind, a crew no larger than would be stationed at the plant on a quiet spring day. Taking shelter when possible in the reactor’s control room, which is heavily shielded from radiation, they struggled through the morning and afternoon to keep hundreds of gallons of seawater a minute flowing through temporary fire pumps into the three stricken reactors, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, where overheated fuel rods continued to boil away the water at a brisk pace.

 We all know that governments tell half truths, and their is no doubt in my mind that the Japanese government has be doing so in in regards to this latest even at the Fukushima Daiichi power station. 50 men staring down the fires of Hell to save their country from a disaster of unspeakable proportions. I pray they succeed and survive to live long an happy lives, but the realist in me thinks they are sacrificing their lives in the hope of adverting disaster. 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/16/world/asia/16workers.html?hp

<em>This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Viva The Matadors' writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Viva The Matadors' writers or editors.</em>

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