By Jonathan Hoffman
October 17, 2010
The 33 Chilean miners were underground for 69 days. Much of the world focused its attention on them, while no effort or cost was spared to get them out into the light after the nightmarish accident that buried them.
Gilad Shalit has been underground for one thousand, five hundred and seventy-four days today (he was taken on June 25, 2006).
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