A supply truck winds its way through the Atacama Desert just outside of the San Jose mine, located 28 miles outside of Copiapo in northern Chile.

A supply truck winds its way through the Atacama Desert just outside of the San Jose mine, located 28 miles outside of Copiapo in northern Chile.
With the strength of the mountains, we bring faith and blessings," says this shrine to the miners from a nearby town Linares.
Children play in an area set up for the several hundred family members of the 33 miners camped out at the mine.
The 31-ton drill that began to carve out the escape route for the miners trapped in the mine since Aug. 5.
Thirty-two Chilean flags and one Bolivian flag wave in the northern Chilean desert in honor of the miners trapped 2,300 feet below them.
Family members have written the names of their loved ones with rocks on the hill above the miners.
One of the dozens of shrines honoring the miners at San Jose mine. The central sign reads in part that the miner Edison Pena "will be bigger than Elvis" when he escapes the mine.
A predominantly Roman Catholic country, Christian symbols abound around the mine.
Members of the one of the 33 families at their spot in "Camp Hope." The families are determined to stay on site every day until the miners are rescued.

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