Good news/bad news

I woke up around 1 AM and got up to get a drink of water. I wandered into the office and checked the latest headlines, and was happy to see that 12 of the 13 miners trapped by a mine explosion in West Virgina were found alive. Good news!

I went back to bed.

When I got up for work 5 hours later, I checked the headlines again, as I always do, while brushing my teeth, and found out that there was some miscommunication. 12 of the 13 miners were found dead. Bad news. Awful, actually, since the families were told only hours before that the miners had been found alive.


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