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The media circus around Chile's trapped miners

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While the number of miners trapped below ground in Copiapo, Chile, is fixed, the number of people on the ground - family members, rescue workers and reporters - has grown week by week.

As Matt Frei reports, this once desolate hillside has been transformed into what may be the strangest tent city on earth.

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