Chile miner rescue: Photos

October 13, 2010 11:50 p.m. EST
 

 


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Miner Juan Illanes, the third to leave the mine, is welcomed by medics at Copiapo's hospital.


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Alex Vega, 31, was the 10th miner rescued.


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Mario Gomez, 63, the oldest of the trapped miners, was the ninth man to be rescued. He vowed never to go below again.


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Claudio Yañez, the eighth miner to be rescued hugs his loved one.


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Claudio Yañez, 34, is the eighth miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine.


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Jose Ojeda, 45, was the seventh to leave the mine through the Phoenix rescue capsule after more than two months of being trapped.