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An "Alive" Andes Hero Gives Thanks, and Thoughts

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Ximena Ortiz

Leading into the Thanksgiving season, something in the bareness of the trees and drop in temperature made me think of my cousin, Roberto Canessa, one of the two "Alive" survivors that climbed a 14,774-foot headwall to save himself, his friends and, he explained on the phone, his mother waiting in Uruguay.

WATCH: 'Alive' Plane Crash Survivor: 'I Would Board That Plane Again'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.13.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Forty years ago Wednesday Nando Parrado left the site of a plane crash in the Andes mountains that killed his mother and sister to go in search of hel...

Happy Rebirth Day: What's Next for the 33 Chilean Miners?

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Sherwood

Within hours in Chile, 33 miners trapped 2,000 feet underground will experience a rebirthday as they are raised to the surface. How will Los 33 fare above ground? What challenges lie ahead? Will their lives ever be the same again?