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Trapped miners given iPods

Scott McNulty
05.03.06
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Two miners are trapped underground in Tasmania, and they have been trapped for 8 days. The good news is that efforts to rescue them are moving along well, and authorities are confident that within the next 48 hours the men will be freed.

Why is this on TUAW, you ask? Well, they were able to get a PVC pipe into where the men are trapped, which they have used to give the men food, blankets, dry clothes, and the like. Amongst the items meant to make their wait more pleasure is an iPod (with their favorite music on it).

Everyone likes a free iPod, but I am willing to bet these fellows would have rather gotten them in a raffle.

Thanks to everyone who sent this in.

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