Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Good things can happen

In a world where there is often so little to celebrate, good things can happen.

This just in:
Breaking News Alert
The New York Times
Wed, October 13, 2010 -- 8:56 PM ET
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Rescuers Pull All 33 Miners to Safety in Chile

Two months, nine days and eight hours after their excruciating ordeal began, the last of the 33 miners trapped in an apartment-sized hole a half mile under Chile was delivered safely to the earth's surface, capping one of the most dramatic survival stories in mining history.

With the entire nation rapt and much of the world riveted, the last miner, Luis Urzua, rose smoothly out of the small hole in the ground, prompting an eruption of applause and cheers that seemed just as heartfelt as the outpouring that followed the emergence of the first miner nearly a day earlier.

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