“Somebody should have stepped up and said we need to take a better look at this mine and, if we have to, go in and shut it down,” he said.
“I thought this meeting would give us quite a bit more, and then in a month that it would all be over,” said Quarles, whose son Gary Wayne also died. “We didn’t learn nothing I didn’t already know.”
“And I hope they do,” he said. “We don’t want to see any more families going through what we had to go through.”