Four and a half miles inside the mine and 2,300 feet from the surface, they have been living off plastic tubes of food and water called doves.
Here are the articles through which I have followed their tale.
October 4th: Chilean Miners' Rescue May Happen within Weeks
August 31st: Chilean Miners Forge Refuge
August 29th: Chilean Miners Must Aid Own Rescue
August 29th (op-ed): Notes from the Underground
August 27th: Video of Trapped Chilean Miners Stirs A Country's Emotions
August 26th: Facing Long Mine Rescue, Chile Spares No Expense
August 24th: A Relieved Chile Braces for a Long Mine Rescue
August 23rd: Chileans Will Work to Sustain Miners
August 22nd: Trapped Chileans Send Message
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