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Rescue of Chilean miners

Thirty-three men who have been trapped underground since Aug. 5 were rescued on Oct. 13.

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In weeks before rescuers made contact, miners struggled with despair
Article | SAN JOSE MINE, CHILE - When the world came crashing down, Richard Villarroel thought he would be entombed forever, with little chance that rescuers would ever reach him in a dark chamber 2,050 feet under the Atacama Desert.

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