Friday, August 27, 2010

[Geology2] Family survives quake, now husband trapped in mine

Family survives quake, now husband trapped in mine

Friday, August 27, 2010

(08-27) 23:01 PDT COPIAPO, Chile (AP) --

It's a tale of two disasters, an unbelievable misfortune for a family. But this is the reality for Carola Narvaez.

Her family survived Chile's big earthquake six months ago, yet the temblor destroyed the shipyard where her husband worked. That forced him to take a job four months ago in a copper and gold mine.

And now he is trapped far underground, along with 32 other miners, more than three weeks after an underground landslide left them with no way out.

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