Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Chilean Miners Freed!

After 69 days trapped in a gold and copper mine, the first of the Chilean miners to be freed, Florencio √Āvalos, emerged from the mine, via a rescue capsule specially designed for this unique situation. What an amazing and heroic story!

Watch the live feed on msnbc.com

Now that the live feed is done, here is a recap of the rescue:

Read more about the story here:

The last miner is rescued!

New York Times Blog & Live Feed from the Rescue

Wikipedia Article


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