33 Lives Saved in Chile

Took a picture of the BBC broadcast the moment the last coal miner was rescued. Twenty one hours and 44 minutes to rescue 33 lives. I was captivated by the pride of this country on the feat that was accomplished. Rules must change for the safety of these mines.
You're right...the laws must be changed to protect these mine workers! It's wonderful that all 33 returned to their families!
posted October 14th, 2010  
what a great idea for a photo - a picture, or rather a moment, that cannot be replicated...
posted October 14th, 2010  
This was totally amazing, and you could feel your heart filling with joy and tears as they were rescued. What a miracle.
posted October 14th, 2010  
It's a miracle. They're all heroes. Someone must have been doing something right in order to pull out all 33 alive.
posted October 14th, 2010  
Bravo, Chile! I was spellbound by the rescue effort. The joy and pride as each miner made it to the surface was beautiful to witness!
posted October 14th, 2010  
very good idea Constance, a nice trubute
posted October 14th, 2010  
Wonderful!! The world was watching, perfect capture today :)
posted October 14th, 2010  
Great pic, fab for memories. Wonderful stuff wasnt it? Yay, happy endings for a change!
posted October 14th, 2010  
I thought of doing this too, it was pretty emotional!
posted October 14th, 2010  
Great memory shot!!
posted October 14th, 2010  
Great tribute!
posted October 14th, 2010  
Awesome,i've been glued to the TV watching the rescue,amazing stuff!
posted October 14th, 2010  
Constance.....Thanks for showing me what it looked like from my own part of the world. I can't express what it has been like being here for this.....I took not only the photo posted on my project.....

but also as the first miner was being brought up just after midnight Tuesday. You certainly do get a better TV reception than I do here at the end of the world! Chao, and Saludos.
posted October 14th, 2010  
great shot and well done to all those involved in the rescue
posted October 14th, 2010  
Glad it's done and they are all safe.
posted October 14th, 2010  
I was totally impressed with how well they seemed after so long. I was equally frustrated with the lack of US coverage on this, as it was happening.
posted October 14th, 2010  
It must have been such a relief , for the family's to see to see this moment you have captured so well.
posted October 14th, 2010  
I watched the last guy Luis come out of the capsule about 2am this morning ...I had gone to bed then heard it was down to the last one so decided to get up and watch it. A great moment and a testimony to all that's great about humanity in terms of the global reaction to this.
posted October 14th, 2010  
Bravo chile,, happy endings all round!! yey!!
posted October 14th, 2010  
wasn't the most enthralling TV between arrivals (did we really need wall to wall coverage of a winch?), but the celebration and relief was amazing. good capture of the event constance
posted October 14th, 2010  
This was such an amazing feat. GMH.
posted October 14th, 2010  
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