The Chile mine rescue has the world glued to TV (and Twitter). What was so compelling about the event for you?
The family reunions. As a Dad, I am especially moved by the father/child reunions.
Watching each miner come out of the rescue capsule to the hugs and greetings of family, friends, and the President of Chile, who has stayed on-site the entire time. SO moving!
My husband works for a copper mine and even though they make a big deal out of being safe, I wonder how they would handle things if they had a bad accident at their mine. Would they take care of the families even if it meant financial ruin for the company? I am not sure.
The fact that the men survived!
Seeing how dedicated and supportive the President of Chile is.
The fact that the company left them to die
The world came together. Everyone contributed to the success.
The poor fella whose wife and mistress held vigil. I was praying for him AFTER he came out!
Seeing how long the Prez could keep that smile plastered accross his face. Okay, maybe I was compelled by everything else...really.
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