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Rock Stars: How the Story of the 33 Chilean Miners Breaks All the Rules

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Sherwood

The saga of Los 33 is by far the most exceptional and unusual story that I've encountered in my extensive research on who lives (and who dies) in extreme situations.

The Great Wait: Survival Secrets of the 33 Miners Trapped in Chile

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Sherwood

The miners call it Hell. The only thing missing is the fire and brimstone. Half a mile underground in northern Chile, 33 men are trapped in a cramped shelter where the temperature is a constant 85 degrees.