Tuesday, 31 July 2012 23:48
They are being immortalized in movies, books and even statues, but for some of “Los 33,” hardships continue. Now a new business model might help turn that around.
For 69 days in 2010, 33 Chilean miners trapped underground became the center of the global media’s attention
Their story played out like a fairy tale, as they went from an obscure group of working class Chileans to international celebrities, almost overnight.
They traveled the world to meet dignitaries, attended important football matches and cultural events, they had books written about them, a statue made
to commemorate their ordeal and rescue, and a Hollywood movie
is even in the works.
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