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Social media wrap: Chilean miners rescue -- Pinera, Calderon, Palin react online

October 13, 2010 | 12:50 pm


(This post will be updated throughout the day.)

sebastianpinera (Chilean president):  Que emocion! Que felicidad! Que orgullo de ser Chileno! Y que gratitud con Dios!

FelipeCalderon (Mexican president):  Impresionante, emocionante, el rescate de los mineros. Viva Chile! Viva la esperanza de que el hombre puede superar cualquier dificultad!

PJCrowley (Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs): Congratulations to #Chile for the successful rescue of the first miner. What a remarkable display of hope and skill.

SarahPalinUSA (Alaska): Beautiful story, beautiful results - the Chilean miners' will to live is inspiration and encouragement for all mankind.

NASA  Statement By The NASA Administrator On The Chilean Miners Rescue: The following is a statement from NASA Ad...

Duffy4Congress (Wisconsin candidate for Congress):  I am so thankful to see the Chilean miners being ...

... rescued. Really makes you appreciate life, your family and your...

Steve Pearce ‎  (New Mexico candidate for Congress): "Our prayers are with the Chilean miners, their families and the rescue workers at this time. Let's hope the rest of this rescue operation goes as smoothly as it has thus far."

RandyNeugebauer (Texas congressman): Thoughts and prayers are with the Chilean miners, their families and the rescue crew today.

(Tennessee): Congratulations Chile! Florencio Avalos,1st of 33 miners to be rescued, surfaces after 69 days underground #ftrs #tcot

(Former WH aide, Texas): At the studio in Austin watching the outstanding rescue of the #Chilean miners - thoughts & prayers with all of them & their families!

-- Craig Howie

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