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This is what we had before unions and safety regulations:<br><br><i>"I learned a new sound -- a more horrible sound than description can picture. It was the thud of a speeding, living body on a stone sidewalk," Shepherd wrote. "Up in the [ninth] floor girls were burning to death before our very eyes. They were jammed in the windows.</i><br><i>"Down came the bodies in a shower, burning, smoking-flaming bodies, with disheveled hair trailing upward."</i><br><br><i>Shepherd reported 62 people jumped to their deaths. Another 50 burned bodies were found on the 9th floor. In all 146 Triangle workers, mostly young, immigrant women -- many just teenagers -- were killed.</i><br><br><a href="http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/24/news/Triangle_fire_centennial/index.htm?hpt=C1" target="_blank">http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/24/news...dex.htm?hpt=C1</a>
 

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A PBS video on the Triangle Fire if anyone's interested after reading the article: <a href="http://video.pbs.org/video/1817898383/" target="_blank">http://video.pbs.org/video/1817898383/</a><br><br>
Pretty sad story. D: Too bad the women received no sympathy and the need for unions/regulations wasn't realized until the fire occurred.
 
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