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The miraculous survival and dramatic rescue of the Chilean miners On 12 October 2010 the world’s attention was fixed on a remote Chilean mine. Final preparations were underway for a daring rescue to end the longest underground entrapment in human history. Learn how 33 trapped men and the rescuers dedicated to saving them created a miracle in the desert. What those men experienced in the claustrophobic dark of the mine, and how their families kept faith, make this an unforgettable story. As the only print journalist with full access to the rescue efforts, Jonathan Franklin takes us deep into the collapsed mine, and behind the scenes of the rescue effort.