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Survivors of mine disaster inspire Chile
by Mike Woitalla, May 29th, 2014 8:23PM



[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] The 33 men who four years ago were trapped for 69 days inside a mine in Atacama desert held a reunion, set up for a bank commercial, to send a message of support to the Chilean national team headed to the World Cup in Brazil.

The Banco de Chile "Nothing is impossible for a Chilean" ad features sends the message: ‘Don't fear the 'group of death.’

Chile was drawn into Group B with defending champ Spain, 2010 runner-up Netherlands and Australia.

Miner Mario Sepulveda gives a speech that includes: '”There are harder things in life and you can conquer them.” The miners then collect sand that they hope will be scattered where Chile plays.

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