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Sepulveda: 'We are miners, we are strong people'

13 October 2010 Last updated at 09:11 BST

The first of the 33 miners trapped underground for more than two months have been brought to the surface.

An electrical specialist, Mario Sepulveda - who has acted as a spokesman for the miners - was the second to emerge.

After medical checks he gave a brief news conference, surrounded by members of his family, saying how happy he was to be alive.