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Today in history: Oct. 13

Today in history: Oct. 13

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In 2010, rescuers in Chile using a missile-like escape capsule pulled 33 men one by one to fresh air and freedom 69 days after they were trapped in a collapsed mine a half-mile underground, and more events that happened on this day in history.


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