The first miner pulled from Chilean mine after 69 days

Florencio Avalos, left, in protective dark glasses. He and 32 others have been trapped since 8/5/2010.

31 year old Florencio Avalos, the first of 33 miners to be rescued, surfaces after 69 days underground.

The Blaze 10/12/2010 11:11 pm EDT

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) — Florencio Avalos, the first of 33 miners […]

Chile miners could be rescued Tuesday — with Florida Republican’s help

Photo AFP/Getty. Miners' families embrace American driller Matt Staffel upon completion of the rescue shaft

Andrew Malcolm Top of the Ticket Los Angeles Times 10/11/2010

Chile miners must be thanking the heavens for Florida Rep. Connie Mack right about now. Or soon anyway.

The men have been trapped nearly a half-mile underground for […]