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Chilean miners emerge from the rubble

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 13, 2010, 12:22 p.m.
Mario Gomez, 59, the oldest miner, throws his in hands up in the air in victory.

Photo: Hugo Infante/Government of Chile

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Emerging victorious

Mario Gomez, 59, the oldest of the 33 trapped miners, throws his hands in the air in victory after being the ninth miner to be liberated from the collapsed San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, on Oct. 13. His T-shirt displays a portion of the Chilean flag.