First miners in Chile rescued

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First test descent

Chile Mine Rescue

Florencio Avalos

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile – To hugs, cheers and tears, rescuers using a missile-like escape capsule began pulling 33 men one by one to fresh air and freedom at last early Wednesday, 69 days after they were trapped in a collapsed mine a half-mile underground.AP via Yahoo! News

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