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The Miners Emerge to Life
One by one the 33 trapped miners reach the surface after 69 days underground.  Here are some of their reactions.
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Osman Araya Greets

Oct. 13: In this photo released by the Chilean government, miner Osman Araya, right, greets a relative moments after being rescued from the collapsed San José gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile, early Wednesday.

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Osman Araya

Oct. 13: In this photo released by the Chilean government, miner Osman Araya is rescued from the collapsed San José gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile, early Wednesday.

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Mario Gómez

Oct. 13: In this screen grab taken from video, Mario Gómez , the ninth miner to be rescued, celebrates shortly after his rescue Wednesday.

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Juan Illanes

Oct 13: Rescued miner Juan Illanes, center, arrives in the hospital of Copiapó, Chile, Wednesday. Illanes was the third of 33 miners from the San Jose mine who was rescued after more than 2 months trapped underground. AP

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José Ojeda

Oct 13: Miner José Ojeda holds a Chilean flag as he exits the capsule during his rescue from the collapsed San José gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapó, Chile, early Wednesday.

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Jimmy Sánchez

Oct 13: Rescued miner Jimmy Sánchez , center, arrives to the hospital of Copiapo. Sánchez was the fifth of 33 miners who was rescued from the San José mine after more than 2 months trapped underground.

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Florencio Avalos

Oct 13: Rescued miner Florencio Avalos, center wearing glasses, arrives to the hospital in Copiapó Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 miners to be rescued from the San José mine after more than 2 months trapped underground. AP

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Claudio Yáñez

Oct 13: In this photo released by the Chilean government, miner Claudio Yáñez applauds as he is carried away in a stretcher after being rescued from the collapsed San José gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapó, Chile. AP

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Carlos Mamani Solis

Oct 13: Rescued miner Carlos Mamani Solis, from Bolivia, arrives to the hospital of Copiapó, Chile. Mamani was the fourth of 33 miners who was rescued from the San José mine after more than 2 months trapped underground. AP

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A Presidential Welcome

Oct 13: In this photo released by the Chilean presidential press office, Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani Solis, left, is hugged by Chile's President Sebastián Piñera after being rescued from the collapsed San José gold and copper mine where he was trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile. AP

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Bolivian Hero

Oct 13: Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani Solis, center, waves to the crowd as Chile's President Sebastián Piñera, second right, looks on, after being rescued from the collapsed San José gold and copper mine where he was trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapó, Chile. AP

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Mario Sepúlveda

Oct 13: Miner Mario Sepúlveda celebrates minutes after being rescued. AP

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The Miners Emerge to Life

One by one the 33 trapped miners reach the surface after 69 days underground.  Here are some of their reactions.

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