Safe Mode: On
Faith and the Rescued Chilean Miners

By Janice Shaw Crouse(

As the last rescued Chilean miner came above ground -- after spending 69 days deep in the lower reaches of earth and surrounded by 700,000 tons of unstable rock -- the world watched in awe and tears. The men appeared remarkably healthy after their ordeal. Emotions were understandably high after the survivors completed their half-mile journey to the surface; predictably, the men's thoughts were on family and faith. Mario Sepulveda, an ebullient man and the second to emerge from the bullet-shaped rescue tube, said, "I was with God. I was with the Devil. God and the devil were fighting over me, and God won. I always knew they would get me out. I always had faith in the professionals here in Chile and in the Great Creator." At 56 years of age, Omar Reygadas, one of the older miners, became a great-grandfather for the fourth time while he was

Added: Oct-15-2010 
By: gmccuiston
Citizen Journalism
Tags: Faith, Chilean Miners
Views: 8491 | Comments: 3 | Votes: 1 | Favorites: 0 | Shared: 0 | Updates: 0 | Times used in channels: 2
You need to be registered in order to add comments! Register HERE