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When a commercial airliner landed in the Hudson River and everyone on board lived to tell about it, I was pretty sure it was the only miracle I would see last week.

I mean, come on, how often do miracles really happen?

Then the Arizona Cardinals punched a ticket to the Super Bowl, and I witnessed the second miracle in a week.

Lace up your skates, hell just opened up a new ice rink.

OK, so events in sports might not qualify for the miracle category, but this is the Arizona Cardinals playing in the Super Bowl!

Though I have lived in Arizona all my life, the Cardinals have never been my team.

Don’t worry the franchise from Miami has left me with plenty of my own heartache to deal with.

But whether you have been behind the Cardinals for years or bemoaned their futility for decades, the moment that confetti started pouring over the field at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday none of that seemed to matter much.

What mattered is that a team that has caused massive headaches for years has now become the source of immense joy.

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