THE EDMUND FITZGERALD LEGEND IS BORN
It's amazing how a seemingly small event in history can affect so many lives in various ways. Take the tragic event of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald that sank in Lake Superior during a powerful storm on November 10, 1975. The people immediately affected by the event was, of course, were the sailor’s immediate family and close friends. These people had to deal with their grief and mourned the loss of those men from that day forward. As news of this even rippled outward it started to affect people who weren’t related to or even friends of the men involved. As the news media told the story the tragedy touched and inspired other people.