13 October 2010

the lump in my throat

from the first early morning rescue to tonight's thirty-third and final recovery, i've found myself today either blinking back tears or weeping outright, wide-eyed and silent. what amazing resilience on the parts of so many people - governments, rescue teams, families, and especially miners. very thankful tonight that the rescue efforts in chile were so wondrously successful.

11 comments:

子望 Tomorrow is for Hope said...

yes, it's very thankful for the rescue efforts in chile that were so wondrously successful.

Naturedigital said...

The whole world was watching expressing the same feelings Chris.
have a great day.
Costas

madamebutterfly said...

It was an exceptionally moving day wasn't it?

Tabor said...

Wonderful t finally spend a day getting such good news.

The Dotterel said...

It was indeed moving and uplifting... and that's not meant to be a pun, either!

Susan said...

Absolutely Chris. The expression on the little boy's face when he saw his Dad (the first miner rescued) - just said it all.

Anonymous said...

And now to learn these honorable men are withholding their story so they can equally partake in the 'spoils'. These are men with integrity. I hope the world doesn't eat them alive.

Toyin O. said...

Also very thankful.

http://youcanfacetodaybecausehelives.blogspot.com/

gretchen said...

I was so impressed that the Chilean government and mining officials were there -- and determined to rescue these men. No one said, "Oh, we can't..."

I, too watched it all day.

Gail Underwood Parker said...

Chris...
So glad someone else felt compelled to abandon their planned blog topic for the day to celebrate the news. Wasn't it wonderful to see hope rewarded and celebrated!
Gail Underwood Parker
www.upbeatsanddownbeats.blogspot.com

andigirl said...

How deeply satisfying it is to read the blog of someone who is authentic.