33 Men

Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners

by Jonathan Franklin

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33 Men
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Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners
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Jonathan Franklin

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A mine near Copiapo, Chile, collapsed on Aug. 5, 2010. Thirty-three men were trapped more than 2,000 feet underground for 69 days. Journalist Jonathan Franklin reported on their rescue.

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Samuel Avalos waves after being rescued at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, in October 2010. A year after the tragedy, some of the miners are still unemployed and dealing with the mental impact of the collapse. Roberto Candia/AP hide caption

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