TITLE

5 The Chilean Miners

AUTHOR(S)
Padgett, Tim; Esposito, Anthony; Nelsen, Aaron
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);12/27/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 26, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rescue of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped in a mine in the Atacama Desert for 70 days. Profiles of several of the miners are presented, including Omar Reygadas, an electrician who had been trapped in mines twice previously, Florencio Avalos, the assistant foreman, and Jimmy Sanchez, a teenage explosives assistant. Chilean President Sebasti�n Pi�era is quoted commenting on the rescue operation. The aftermath of the experience for the miners is discussed, including psychological repercussions such as insomnia, and photographic portraits are included.
ACCESSION #
56636762

 

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