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  1. Revisiting the Ordeal of the Chilean Miners

    What really happened in the collapsed mine where 33 Chilean miners survived for 69 days? Four years later, the world remembers the Copiapó accident as a triumph of the human spirit, but the terrible details of the experience — with men subsisting on as little as one cookie every two days — are often glossed over. Many survivors, who relied heavily on prayer and camaraderie, have since become bitter and divided, struggling to manage their trauma and newfound celebrity.

    New Yorker

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