There will be tributes, no doubt, and they will abound but the best tribute we can offer is daily remembrance of just what coal miners have done for this country, and indeed, coal miners around the world. It might said that John Wesley started among the coal miners. Coal miners and their communities have their own unique culture, heritage and pride. They are the life blood of those communities. As the commotion dies down, don’t forget them.
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