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Old 08-05-2011, 03:36 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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One of the myths surrounding the 33 miners who were so dramatically rescued after being trapped for 69 days deep inside a Chilean copper mine is that they're all millionaires and no longer need to work. The reality? Nearly half the men have been unemployed since their mine collapsed one year ago tomorrow, and just one, the flamboyant Mario Sepulveda, has managed to live well off the fame.

Chilean Miners: A Year After Collapse, Nearly All Struggle to Make Living
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:00 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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I have also heard similar rumors but could not find any proper news. I believe that those guys may still be traumatized and should not be working.
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