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Casey Jones is a story I had always remembered as being a part of my childhood memories, but until reading it again, I didn't remember much about it. It is a great tale of an American hero. I'm not sure how entirely appropriate it is as a children's story due to the nature of the ending. Perhaps the more kid-friendly retelling of the story is the 1950 Disney cartoon, The Brave Engineer. However, the story remains more accurate with the actual folktale. This story exemplifies the importance of ...more