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Chilean miners emerge from the rubble

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 13, 2010, 12:22 p.m.
Relatives rally in support of the rescue efforts of the trapped miners.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Rallying in support of miners

Friends and family members celebrate on Oct. 9, chanting and waving flags after one of the drills finally reached the area where 33 trapped miners were awaiting help in Chile.

Many of the miners' families have waited for weeks in Camp Hope, praying for a successful rescue mission. The miners were trapped 2,300 feet underground for 69 days.