Teacher Jake Downey has relocated to a small town in Wyoming hoping to escape the urban problems of his last assignment. His myth of rural bliss is shattered when a former police officer comes unglued, builds a bomb and takes Jake's class hostage. The heroism of his true story unfolds as the hostage drama takes many surprising turns towards the phenomenal conclusion.
Did You Know?
When David Young and his wife go into the Principal's office, they tell the principal that the school is being taken hostage. However in interviews of the real people, it was a secretary who was told it was being taken hostage. See more
Referenced in The Cokeville Miracle