Chilean miner trapped in cave for 69 days tells Thai boys: ‘Hang in there’

  Mario Sepulveda, one of the Chilean miners who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010, had a moving message of encouragement Wednesday for the boys' football team trapped in a cave in Thailand: "Hang in there!" In a video message sent to AFP, Sepulveda -- known as "Super Mario" for helping keep his comrades' spirits up during their ordeal -- said his thoughts were with the 12 boys and their coach, so much so that he is trying to organize a trip to Thailand to help. The mission to rescue the football team from their flooded cave has resurrected memories of the Chilean mining accident eight years ago. Then, the world held its breath as Sepulveda and 32 others su...

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