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Do Consecutive Disasters Sap Our Strength and Morale?

The day before the Great Fire of 1871 consumed a significant part of Chicago's business district, the city's firefighters fought a devastating mill fire on October 7, 1871.  

What impact may that mill fire have had on firefighters' ability to battle the catastrophe which followed 24 hours later?

Do consecutive disasters, like both of those fires, have a tendency to sap our strength and morale? Why, or why not?


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