NY Times Advertisement


A word about this week’s poorly-named “Miracle on the Hudson” incident: As more than a few have said, calling it a miracle fails to acknowledge the spectacular skill, training, and quick thinking that allowed all involved to walk away from a plane crash and an icy splash.

Some passengers screamed, others tucked their heads between their knees, and several prayed over and over, “Lord, forgive me for my sins.” But a man named Josh who was sitting in the exit row did exactly what everyone is supposed to but few ever do: He pulled out the safety card and read the instructions on how to open the exit door.

(P.S. The whole incident makes me think of Robert Klein’s fastidious nuns; This was one orderly nuclear holocaust!)

This entry was posted in Multimedia and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>