Quotes: Chilean Miners’ Loved Ones Suffer

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A frame grab shows some of the 33 miners trapped underground in a copper and gold mine at Copiapo, about 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago, September 1, 2010.

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“Here the tension is higher than down below. Down there they are calm.”

– VERONICA TICONA, sister of one of the 33 trapped Chilean miners, on the fraught relationship between the miners’ loved ones, who are exhausted from anguish and media attention and are fighting among themselves (via AP)

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