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By Connie May Fowler

On April twentieth, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon, a BP operated oil rig, exploded within the Gulf of Mexico. 11 males died within the explosion. ahead of the good used to be capped, it spewed an predicted 210 million gallons of oil into the gulf. The spill at once impacted 68,000 miles of ocean, and oil washed ashore alongside the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.

Connie may well Fowler all started that day as she had started so much days for the former 16 years, immersed within the wildlife that was once her domestic on Alligator aspect on Florida's gulf coast, surrounded by means of dunes and water birds, observing dolphins play within the distance. Then begun the nightmare from which she wouldn't emerge for greater than a year.

In her memoir, A Million Fragile Bones, she information the sweetness and peace she discovered on Alligator aspect after years of heartbreak and loss, and the devastation and upheaval that the oil spill. it's, at its center, a love music to the flora and fauna and a cry of anger and grief at its break for the sake of company profits.

It is usually a cautionary story - a clear-eyed examine the true price of our doubtless insatiable urge for food for fossil gas. because the memoir issues out, we are going to proceed to abuse the flora and fauna at our peril.

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