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Last Updated: Wednesday October 13 2010 13:39 GMT

How the miners were rescued

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After more than two months underground in Chile, the first of the 33 miners was rescued in the early hours of Wednesday.

From the moment the trapped men managed to get a message to rescuers saying they were alive, experts began working on the plan to save them.

They had loads of help from experts around the world, including advice from Nasa scientists on how to stay healthy in a small space.

Watch Leah's report on how the rescue mission unfolded.

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