WHessay7_chileanmine

WHessay7_chileanmine - engineering went into this. Mining...

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Anthony Petrillo World History 4 13 October 2010 Chilean Mine Rescue Thirty three Chilean miners had been stuck underground since August 5 th when a tunnel collapsed, trapping them. The rescue of the miners began on Tuesday. A small capsule was lowered down into the shaft, and would be used to bring the miners out, one at a time. The journey to the surface is about a half mile. At the surface, they were greeted by friends, relatives, and even the President. After being rescued, the miners were flown to a hospital to have heath checks. Being trapped in a mine for such an extended period of time could have left the miners with serious health issues. Luckily, most of the miners seem to be well. This definitely shows what people can accomplish while working together. The rescue required a tremendous amount of teamwork. Obviously, a lot of thought and
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Unformatted text preview: engineering went into this. Mining experts, scientists, the Chilean military, and many other rescue workers helped to accomplish an amazing feat. The miners themselves also had to work together and help to keep each others spirits up. One miner sang songs. Another was a preacher who helped the miners spiritually. Another man ran to stay in shape. This surely helped to encourage his fellow miners. It must have given them hope and determination seeing that he mad such high morale and was in such good condition. President Sebastian Pinera said it best when he told us, "when Chile is united, we are capable of doing great things". The author of this article states the facts as they are and is nonbiased. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-11518015...
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