An American Holocaust: The Story of Lataine's RingKerry L. Barger / Jun 25, 2019
An American Holocaust The Story of Lataine s Ring On March one of the most modern public school buildings in the U S exploded in a rural community decimating the student population and destroying innocent lives Considered the worst public sc
On March 18, 1937 one of the most modern public school buildings in the U.S exploded in a rural community decimating the student population and destroying innocent lives Considered the worst public school disaster in U.S history, controversial theories surrounding this tragedy are still debated to this day The event sparked changes that soon reverberated around the worOn March 18, 1937 one of the most modern public school buildings in the U.S exploded in a rural community decimating the student population and destroying innocent lives Considered the worst public school disaster in U.S history, controversial theories surrounding this tragedy are still debated to this day The event sparked changes that soon reverberated around the world and continue to affect each of us in our homes, schools, businesses and places of worship An American Holocaust is a story that begins with the giving of a child s Christmas gift in 1936 The explosion took place at the London School in New London, Texas This story relays than simple facts It is a personal account of unprepared loss and shattered dreams, followed by unfathomable grief It describes the feelings of those who died in their innocence and of those who witnessed horror and lived through the aftermath An unresolved silence persisted for forty years among the entire community of scarred survivors For those who spoke out, their stories have been told and re told for over three quarters of a century, but most people have never heard them Although the innocent still suffer from the ignorance and indifference of a few, especially those we should be able to trust with the lives and safety of our children, this is also a story of hope Countless lives have been saved by bold actions that were taken in the wake of this unanticipated sacrifice of so many children who were literally consumed by fire on the day a generation died in Texas The following is an editorial review by John E Roper, The US Review of Books I remember being thrown up in the air like a toy I keep turning and spinning Then darkness The attack on the World Trade Center in New York claimed almost 3,000 lives and changed America forever A little remembered explosion of a school in the 1930s resulted in just over 300 deaths, yet it, too, had a tremendous impact on society Barger revives the story of one of the nation s most poignant tragedies in his highly moving tale The school in New London was considered one of the most modern facilities in the state for the time period, and the residents of the small East Texas town were extremely proud of it Like in many of the small towns near the oil fields, school officials had decided to tap into the natural gas lines to cut heating costs at the facility What they never realized was just how dangerous that practice could be On March 18, 1937, a spark in the wood shop ignited the cloud of invisible and odorless gas that had slowly permeated the school The resulting explosion killed children and teachers alike, littering the area with body parts and completely devastating a community The catastrophe led Texas to mandate the inclusion of an additive to natural gas that would enable people to smell it The nation and then much of the world soon followed suit Barger s book follows the lives of several families affected by the tragedy, including his own By giving the reader glimpses into the hopes and dreams of individuals like his cousin, Lataine, he builds a literary memorial to those who lost so much to make others safe in the future it stands as a much needed reminder of an event that should never be forgotten theUSreview Notice to literary agents, publishers and producers all applicable rights are open for bid Contact information is available at the end of the book.
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