Ozzfest Saves Lives!
Contributing Editor Sefany Jones
Tuesday, August 6, 2002 @ 2:39 PM
Some Sort of Strange Divine In
It’s been the latest “breaking” news story around the United States –- the nine miners that were trapped for 77 hours, 240 feet underground, in 55 degree water on July 27th, 2002. It should have been ten miners.
Twenty-two year old Pennsylvania miner Roger Lacey had skipped work that day so he could attend Ozzfest in Burgettstown, PA. The show had originally been scheduled for July 7th, but due to Sharon Osbourne’s illness, it had been postponed, and rescheduled for July 27th.
Lacey, who wasn’t necessarily a big Ozzy fan, was heavily prodded by his girlfriend to cut work, and attend the festival with her. While Lacey was rocking out at the festival, his co-workers that he would have been with otherwise, nearly met their fate when the mine they were working in collapsed and filled with water.
I’m sure Lacey is a big Osbourne fan now!
Did some sort of divine intervention through the Lord of Ozzy help save one man from a potential fatality?
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