Omar Reygadas
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Seventeenth Chile trapped miner emerges from rescue shaft

The 17th person to be rescued from the mine, Omar Reygadas, 56, has reached the surface.

The 56-year-old widower dropped to his knees holding a bible after hugging rescuers and family members.

His children Omar, Marcela and Ximena kept a diary for two months describing the long wait to finally meet him.

  • 13 Oct 2010
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