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Remarkable Footage from Inside the Chilean Mine

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Remarkable Footage from Inside the Chilean Mine

Short | 02:16

Drinking dirty water, sharing scarce supplies, and trying not to despair, the miners describe their underground struggle for survival.

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Bringing astounding new detail to the rescue story that captivated the world, this program portrays the epic fight for survival of thirty-three men, trapped under half a mile of rock. Underground, it's a story of starvation, despair and danger; on the surface, it's a race against time by an international team as they re-invent mine rescue. Told by those who lived through it, Chilean Mine Rescue features never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews, and 3D graphics that explain the unique rescue and what may have happened when the mine collapsed.

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