In Pictures: Rescue Capsule Brings Trapped Chile Miners to The Surface

Their historic survival has captivated the world! Their courage and fortitude remind us of almost forgotten icons of real Men! Let’s bow down before these heroes who survived in the dark cave face to face with fear, solitude and despair. They won in mortal combat with ill fate and got a second chance to reunite with their families and friends. Look at them, rejoice at their happiness and be strong whatever happens in your life, cause we are immortal while somebody believes in us!

  • Mario Sepulveda is carried away on a stretcher after being rescued. Photo: Government of Chile/ReutersMario Sepulveda is carried away on a stretcher after being rescued. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters
  • Daniel Herrera, 27, is the sixteenth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrDaniel Herrera, 27, is the sixteenth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Pablo Rojas, 45, becomes the nineteenth rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrPablo Rojas, 45, becomes the nineteenth rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Samuel Avalos becomes the twenty rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrSamuel Avalos becomes the twenty rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Chilean president Sebastian Piñera chats with Luis Urzua, the last miner out of the rescue hole at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrChilean president Sebastian Piñera chats with Luis Urzua, the last miner out of the rescue hole at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Luis Urzua was the last miner and the leader for the group of trapped miners to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrLuis Urzua was the last miner and the leader for the group of trapped miners to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Chilean president Sebastian Piñera embraces the doctor in charge of the triage medical stage as Luis Urzua became the last miner among the trapped miners to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrChilean president Sebastian Piñera embraces the doctor in charge of the triage medical stage as Luis Urzua became the last miner among the trapped miners to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Chilean president Sebastian Piñera sings the national anthem with chief supervisor Luis Urzua, the last miner out of the rescue hole at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrChilean president Sebastian Piñera sings the national anthem with chief supervisor Luis Urzua, the last miner out of the rescue hole at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Samuel Avalos becomes the twenty rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrSamuel Avalos becomes the twenty rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Ariel Ticona is the penultimate miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrAriel Ticona is the penultimate miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Ariel Ticona is the penultimate miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrAriel Ticona is the penultimate miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Pedro Cortes was the thirty-first miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrPedro Cortes was the thirty-first miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Raul Bustos is the thirtieth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr    Raul Bustos is the thirtieth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.    Raul Bustos is the thirtieth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr Raul Bustos is the thirtieth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
  • Juan Carlos Aguilar is the twenty-ninth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrJuan Carlos Aguilar is the twenty-ninth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Richard Villarroel is the twenty-eighth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrRichard Villarroel is the twenty-eighth miner to leave the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Renan Avalos Silva becomes the twenty-fifth rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrRenan Avalos Silva becomes the twenty-fifth rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr
  • Franklin Lobos, 53, becomes the twenty-seventh rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via FlickrFranklin Lobos, 53, becomes the twenty-seventh rescued miner from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010. Photo: Hugo Infante/Govenment of Chile via Flickr

Their historic survival has captivated the world! Their courage and fortitude remind us of almost forgotten icons of real Men! Let’s bow down before these heroes who survived in the dark cave face to face with fear, solitude and despair. They won in mortal combat with ill fate and got a second chance to reunite with their families and friends. Look at them, rejoice at their happiness and be strong whatever happens in your life, cause we are immortal while somebody believes in us!

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