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15. Oktober 2010, 17:28
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Chile, Gold und Kupfermine von Copiapo, 725 km nördlich von Santiago.

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Relatives and coworkers wait outside a mine that collapsed leaving some 34 miners trapped in Copiapo, northern Chile, late Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. The cause of the accident is still unknown and the difficult access to the mine had complicated rescue efforts, officials said.      Photo: Juan Carlos Moreau/AP/Diario Chanarcillo

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Relatives wait outside a copper and gold mine where miners are trapped in Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 6, 2010. Rescuers struggled on Friday to reach the miners trapped in the small mine in northern Chile after a cave-in a day earlier, hoping miners took refuge in an underground shelter with oxygen and water.    Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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A relative waits outside a copper and gold mine where miners are trapped in Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 6, 2010.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Relatives wait as rescuers scramble to dig out copper workers trapped inside the San Jose mine in Copiapo, northern Chile, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Miners are trapped nearly 1,000 feet (300 meters) below ground after a tunnel caved in.    Photo: Luis Hidalgo/AP

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Relatives rest next to a copper and gold mine where  miners are trapped in Copiapo, about 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 6, 2010.  Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Relatives react outside a copper and gold mine where miners are trapped in Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 7, 2010. A bid to save miners trapped deep inside a small mine in northern Chile hit a major setback on Saturday, when a fresh cave-in blocked rescuers and relatives started to lose hope after an anxious two-day wait.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Relatives pray in front of a religious image outside a copper and gold mine where miners are trapped in Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 7, 2010. A bid to save miners trapped deep inside a small mine in northern Chile hit a major setback on Saturday, when a fresh cave-in blocked rescuers and relatives started to lose hope after an anxious two-day wait.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Workers operate a drill machine near a copper and gold mine where miners are trapped in Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago, August 9, 2010. Rescuers advanced slowly on Monday to contact 33 miners trapped deep in the small mine in northern Chile, hoping they are holding onto life in a tiny shelter with little food and water four days after a cave-in.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, left, accompanied by his wife first lady Cecilia Morel arrive at the site where around 33 miners are trapped in Copiapo, Chile, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Rescuers continued to work around the clock Monday to reach the trapped miners who have now been trapped more than 800 yards (meters) below the surface for four days since the main access collapsed with tons of falling rock.    Photo: Luis Hidalgo/AP

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Family members of trapped miners embrace next to pictures of their relatives outside a copper and gold mine in Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 12, 2010.  The banner reads: 'Be strong families, we have faith we are with you'.   Photo: REUTERS/Stringer

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General view of a camp installed outside the mine of San Jose, where 33 miners remain trapped since 11 days ago due to a landslide, in desert of Atacama, 80 kilometers north from Copiapo, Chile, 16 August 2010.    Photo: IAN SALAS/EPA

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In this frame grab from TV channel 24 Horas, Chile's Mining Minister Laurence Golborne, left, smiles as an unidentified official listens with a medical oscilloscope to unknown sounds coming from the area of a collapsed mine where about 33 miners have been trapped for 17 days in Copiapo, Chile, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. The miners have been trapped below the surface since the main access collapsed on Aug. 5 due to tons of falling rock. The text at bottom reads in Spanish 'Moment that it (a drill) reaches 688 meters. Miner indicates that 'knocking is heard'.'  Photo: AP

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Relatives of miners trapped in a collapsed mine react after being informed that one of the drill machines being used in the rescue effort has reached the depth where the miners are thought to be trapped after 17 days in Copiapo, Chile, Sunday Aug. 22, 2010. At least 33 miners have been trapped below the surface of the mine since the main access collapsed on Aug. 5 due to tons of falling rock.   Photo: Hector Retamal/AP

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In this Aug. 22, 2010 photo, a message in Spanish reads 'We are ok in the refuge, the 33 miners', from miners trapped in a collapsed mine, is held by Chile's President Sebastian Pinera in Copiapo, Chile. The miners have been trapped below the surface of the mine since the main access collapsed on Aug. 5 due to tons of falling rock.   Photo: Hector Retamal/AP

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera showing a handwritten note with the message 'All 33 of us are fine in the shelter', written by the miners trapped deep underground for 17 days, in Copiapo, Chile, 22 August 2010.  Photo: JOSÖ MANUEL DE LA MAZA/CHILEAN PRESIDENCY/EPA

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Relatives of the Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 17 days celebrate the survival of the workers, Copiapo, Chile, 22 August 2010. The 33 miners were found together, rescue workers said after the workers passed a note reading, 'Here are 33 people. We are all alive,' through a small hole drilled by rescuers.   Photo: Hector Retamal/EPA

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This frame grab from TV channel shows one of 33 miners trapped in a mine during the first contact with a video camera in Copiapo, Chile, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. A video camera lowered down the probe shaft showed some of the miners, stripped to the waist in the underground heat, waving happily.   Photo: AP

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Relatives of miners, trapped in a deep underground copper and gold mine, sing the national anthem outside the mine in Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago, August 22, 2010.    Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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A relative of Mario Gomez, one of the 33 miners trapped in a deep underground copper and gold mine, holds up a letter written by Gomez outside the mine at Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 23, 2010.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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A police officer patrols the area as rescue workers (rear) prepare a tube for sending supplies to the miners trapped in a deep underground copper and gold mine at Copiapo, 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago, August 23, 2010.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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A worker fills a tube with supplies for miners trapped in a deep underground copper and gold mine at Copiapo, some 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago August 25, 2010. Engineers are preparing to install a big drill to rescue 33 miners trapped for 20 days deep in a Chilean mine, and will send down games to help them cope with a wait that could last until Christmas.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Carlos Araya places the image of San Expedito, Saint Expeditus, next to a Chilean flag with the name of a relative, one of the 33 miners trapped at the collapsed mine San Jose in Copiapo, Chile, Monday, Aug. 23, 2010.  Photo: Roberto Candia/AP

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Drill work on the San Jose collapsed mine where 33 miners are trapped in Copiapo, Chile, Monday, Aug. 23, 2010.   Photo: Roberto Candia/AP

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Lilianette Ramirez, wife of miner Mario Gomez, holds the first letter retrieved from her husband who is trapped in the collapsed San Jose mine in Copiapo, Chile, Tuesday Aug. 24, 2010.   Photo: Roberto Candia/AP

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Women light candles next to Chilean flags representing trapped 33 miners outside the San Jose mine in Copiapo, Chile, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010.   Photo: Roberto Candia/AP

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Ercilia Carrizo Munoz shows a picture of her son Esteban Rojas Carrizo, one of the 33 miners trapped at the San Jose mine, in Copiapo, Chile, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010.   Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP

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A relative, no name available, of one of 33 miners trapped at the San Jose mine shows on his mobile phone new images of the miners in Copiapo, Chile,Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010.   Photo: Roberto Candia/AP

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Relatives of miners trapped underground in a copper and gold mine, gather around a screen that shows the miners inside the mine at Copiapo, some 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago, August 26, 2010.   Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Lit candles are seen next to religious figures outside the main gate of a copper and gold mine where 33 miners are trapped underground in Copiapo  August 30, 2010.  Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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A girl plays as she jumps rope at the San Jose copper and gold mine where 33 miners are trapped underground in Copiapo August 30, 2010. Chile was looking at ways to speed up the rescue of the miners trapped deep underground for 25 days who officials have said might have to wait three to four months to see the light of day.   Photo: Pascal Para/Reuters

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Several trucks move elements of a drilling machine of the Canadian oil company Precision Drilling at the San Jose mine, near of Copiapo, Chile, 10 September 2010. The machine will begin a new drilling, named by authorities as 'Plan C' in the rescue of the 33 trapped miners.    Photo: ESTEBAN GONZALEZ/EPA

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A nurse holds new born Elizabeth Segovia, the first baby of trapped miner Ariel Tiscona and his wife, Elizabeth Segovia, at the Copiapo Clinic, Copiapo Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. Thirty-three miners have been trapped deep underground in the copper and gold mine since it collapsed on Aug. 5.   Photo: Aliosha Marquez/AP/dapd

 

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Journalists take images of a drill outside the San Jose collapsed mine in Copiapo, Chile, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010.    Photo: Aliosha Marquez/AP/dapd

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In this TV grab taken from a video released by Chile's Presidency, trapped miner raise a Chilean flag as they celebrate their nation's independence bicentennial inside the San Jose mine in Copiapo, Chile, Saturday Sept. 18, 2010. The thirty-three miners, who have been trapped deep underground in the copper and gold mine since it collapsed on Aug. 5, feasted on traditional Chilean meat pies, two each, baked in tubular form to fit through the narrow bore holes to their refuge.    Photo: AP

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A man works at the Xtrata 950 which is digging a hole for trapped miners to escape from a copper and gold mine in Copiapo, some 725 km (451 miles) north of Santiago September 25, 2010.   Photo: REUTERS/Stringer

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Relatives of the 33 trapped miners are seen at Camp Esperanza (Hope) after being told that one of the three drilling rigs, the Schramm T130, had finished drilling 300 meters (984 ft) of the 620 meters (2,034 ft) in total to reach the tunnel, at the San Jose mine in Copiapo September 28, 2010. Rescuers could free 33 miners weeks earlier than expected as drills work around the clock to bore an escape shaft to the men trapped underground for 47 days.    Photo: Luis Hidalgo/REUTERS

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Alfonso Avalos, father of trapped miners Renan and Florencio Avalos, cries for joy upon hearing that one of the three drilling rigs working in the rescue, the Schramm T130, had finished drilling 300 meters (984 ft) of the 620 meters needed (2,034 ft) to reach the tunnel, and that it had successfully passed the hardest rock of all, at the San Jose mine in Copiapo September 28, 2010.    Photo: Luis Hidalgo/REUTERS

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Fantasia the clown smokes a cigarette during a visit to Camp Esperanza (Hope) where the families of 33 trapped miners are living during the rescue operation, at the San Jose mine in Copiapo October 1, 2010.  Photo: Luis Hidalgo/REUTERS

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Luis Avalo, left, and Andrea Gonzalez, relatives of trapped miners Florencio Avalo and Renan Avalo, rest at the camp where relatives wait for news outside the San Jose in Copiapo, Chile, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.    Photo: Roberto Candia/AP

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Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani's wife, Veronica Quispe, shows a picture of her husband who is still trapped with other 32 workers in a mine next to Copiapo, Chile, 03 October 2010. Drill T-130 resumed its work today and they are building a heliport to transport the miners by helicopter after their rescue.   Photo: Claudio Reyes/EPA

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A relative of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in a copper and gold mine is hugged by a policeman after the T 130 drilling machine completed an escape hole for the 33 miners that are trapped deep underground at San Jose mine near Copaipo city October 9, 2010.  Photo: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

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Relatives react after the T 130 drilling machine completed an escape hole for the 33 miners that are trapped deep underground in a copper and gold mine from an accident on August 5 at San Jose mine near Copaipo city October 9, 2010   Photo: Luis Hidalgo/REUTERS

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Children of trapped miners wearing costumes are entertained at the San Jose Mine near Copiapo, Chile, Saturday Oct. 9, 2010. Officials announced that the drill trying to reach the 33 trapped miners reached them Saturday after more than two months of efforts and that the miners will probably be pulled out starting Wednesday Oct. 13.        Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP/dapd

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Bastian Gallardo, right, grandson of trapped miner Mario Gomez, is helped by his mother, Roxana Gomez. as he dresses up in a Spiderman costume at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. Drillers have completed an escape shaft and the 33 trapped miners are close to being rescued.     Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP/dapd

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Photographers take pictures of the site where rescue operations for 33 trapped miners continue at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, Monday Oct. 11, 2010. Rescuers on Monday finished reinforcing the hole drilled to bring 33 trapped miners to safety and sent a rescue capsule nearly all the way to where the men are trapped.    Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP/dapd

 

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A view from the camera installed in the top of the capsule as it ascends on one of the final tests before using it to lift the 33 miners to safety, in Copiapo in this frame grab from a government handout video taken October 11, 2010. Rescuers will start evacuating 33 trapped miners late on Tuesday and have successfully tested a capsule to hoist them to the surface to end their two-month ordeal, officials said on Monday.    Photo: REUTERS/Chilean Government/Handout

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Relatives of trapped miners preen themselves for the start of the rescue operation at the San Jose mine, in Copiapo October 12, 2010.    Photo: Luis Hidalgo/REUTERS

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (R, red jacket) and mining minister Laurence Golborne (L, red jacket) meet with the families of the trapped miners in Copiapo, in this handout photo taken October 12, 2010. Chile's 33 trapped miners are set to travel nearly half a mile through solid rock in a shaft just wider than a man's shoulders on Tuesday night, as their two month ordeal after a cave-in draws to an end.   Photo: Jose Manuel de la Maza/Chilean Presidency/Handout/REUTERS

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Residents cheer when the first rescuer reached the underground refuge of the miners trapped in the San Jose mine, while watching on a large screen in a public square in Copiapo October 12, 2010.    Photo: Mariana Bazo/REUTERS

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Residents observe the rescue of the miners trapped in the San Jose mine, on a large screen in a public square in Copiapo October 12, 2010.    Photo: Mariana Bazo/REUTERS

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (C) observes as the rescue capsule is lowered into the shaft for the final test at San Jose mine in Copiapo      Photo: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile/Handout/REUTERS

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Rescued miner Florencio Avalos is seen on a TV screen after he was pulled from the collapsed San Jose mine as people watch from the camp outside the mine near Copiapo, Chile, late Tuesday Oct. 12, 2010.     Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP/dapd

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A video grab shows family members of Florencio Avalos, the first of 33 workers trapped for more than two months in a Chilean mine, wife Monica (C) and son Iaino (2nd L) moving in to embrace Avalos upon ascending to surface at San Jose mine in Copiapo, October 13, 2010.    Photo: REUTERS

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Alfonso Avalos, center, father of trapped miner Florencio Avalos, watches his son's rescue operation on a TV screen as relatives sleep next to him at the camp outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. Thirty-three miners became trapped when the gold and copper mine collapsed on Aug. 5. Florencio Avalos was the first miner to be rescued.    Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP/dapd

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Mario Sepulveda celebrates with rescue workers after becoming the second miner to reach the surface at the San Jose mine in Copiapo October 13, 2010.     Photo: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile/Handout/REUTERS

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Miner Jose Ojeda arrives as the seventh miner to be hoisted to the surface in Copiapo October 13, 2010.       Photo: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile/Handout/REUTERS

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Miner Osman Araya hugs his wife after arriving as the sixth miner to be hoisted to the surface in Copiapo October 13, 2010.     Photo: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile/Handout/REUTERS

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Roxana Gomez, daughter of rescued miner Mario Gomez, cries as she watches on a TV screen the rescue operation of her father at the relatives camp outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010. Gomez was the ninth of 33 miners who was rescued from the San Jose mine after more than 2 months trapped underground.      Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP/dapd

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Maria Segovia, left, sister of trapped miner Dario Segovia, comforts a relative of rescued miner Mario Gomez as they watch his rescue on a TV screen at the relatives camp outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010. Gomez was the ninth of 33 miners who was rescued from the San Jose mine after more than 2 months trapped underground.     Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP/dapd

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Miner Edison Pena gestures as he is wheeled to a field hospital after becoming the twelfth trapped miner to reach the surface in Copiapo October 13, 2010.    Photo: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile/Handout/REUTERS

 

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In this photo released by the Chilean government, miner Mario Gomez, 59, gestures on his knees after being rescued from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile, early Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010.     Photo: Hugo Infante/Chilean government/AP/dapd)

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In this photo released by the Chilean government, miner Franklin Lobo, right, embraces his daughter Carolina after he was rescued from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile, Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010.       Photo: Gabriel Ortega/Chilean government/AP/dapd

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Miner Franklin Lobos, a former professional soccer player, holds a soccer ball signed by family and friends as he is wheeled on a stretcher into a field hospital, becoming the 27th miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine in Copiapo October 13, 2010.    Photo: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile/Handout/REUTERS

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Chilean miner Richard Villarroel is taken on a stretcher after being rescued from 700 meters underground in the capsule Fenix to the surface at the San Jose mine, Copiapo, Chile, 13 October 2010.      Photo: CLAUDIA VEGA/EPA

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera poses with the 33 rescued miners inside the Copiapo Hospital where they are undergoing full medical exams, in Copiapo October 14, 2010.    Photo: Jose Manuel de la Maza/Chilean Presidency/Handout/REUTERS

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