In an era of fractured news audiences and people tuned out to the world around them, who won't remember the day the Chilean Miners were rescued ?! Quite a remarkable night (and day ahead).
A musical tribute, Working Man. (It's the Dubliners' take, I can't find a good on-line version of the Men of the Deeps).
There are a few Canadian connections to the rescue. Companies involved include Metalogic, ATCO and, of course, the 'Plan C' group of Precision Drilling.
Closer to home, earlier this year the Manitoba Mining industry held it's 50th annual Mine Rescue Competition. Just last month two of Vale's Thompson mines had to be evacuated due to smoke.