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Tonight we're bringing you breaking news coverage of the miner rescue mission underway in Chile. 33 miners are waiting to be reunited with family for the first time in 68 days.
We'll give you up close access as crews use a specially-made rescue pod to bring the men out of the darkness, one by one.
Any moment we're expecting rescuers to bring the first miner to the surface. We've learned Florencio Avalos, who acted as a cameraman during the ordeal, and Mario Sepulveda, who appeared as a narrator on many of the videos of the men underground, will be the first rescued.
As each man comes to the surface a siren will sound. Each will undergo about two hours of health checks at a field hospital. Those who are healthy enough will be allowed to briefly meet with family members in a reunion area before being taken by helicopter to hospital in the town of Copiapo.
Throughout our two hours of special coverage, we'll bring your live reports from our team of reporters on the scene. We'll also check in with experts in medicine, engineering and mining.
See you at 10 p.m. ET.
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