…thanks to Richard for passing this along
Excerpt: Unless you’ve been living underground, you know by now that the 33 men trapped in a Chilean mine are finally being pulled out, 69 days after it collapsed. In a world hungry for upbeat news, this story has gained a ton of attention, and rightly so.
One tiny aspect of the story, though, hasn’t gotten much notice. From a profile of the trapped miners in London’s Daily Telegraph:
Edison Pena, 34, the fittest miner, has reportedly been running 10km a day underground. Also requested that Elvis Presley songs be sent down into the mine.”