China: Miner Found Alive After 17 Years Underground

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    A group of coal miners from the western province of Xinjiang, had an
    unbelievable surprise when the gallery they were excavating opened up on
    a section of an old mine, that was abandoned 17 years ago after an
    earthquake that caused some large sections of the tunnels to collapse.
    While they were exploring the galleries, they stumbled upon Cheung Wai, a
    59-year old survivor from the 1997 accident, obviously in a rather bad
    shape. He was immediately taken to the hospital where a complete
    evaluation of his physical and mental states will be done over the next
    weeks.

    The poor man had remained trapped underground with the bodies of 78
    of his dead coworkers, after an earthquake of a magnitude of 7,8 hit the
    region and caused the wooden support structure of the mine to crumble
    and collapse. Somehow lucky in his misfortune, Mr. Cheung was saved by
    the fact that some ventilation duct still connected his underground
    prison to the surface, allowing him access to air that was sufficiently
    pure to keep him alive.

    He managed to survive thanks to an emergency stash of rice and water,
    stored in an underground depot, conceived especially for this kind of
    case. The man complemented his diet by catching and eating the countless
    rats that pullulate in the mine, as well as collecting large quantities
    of some sort of phosphorescent moss, which constituted his only source
    of vitamins. Even though he was suffering from great physical and mental
    stress, he managed to give proper burials to all of his comrades,
    spending almost a year in this great selfless act.

    Mining accidents remain common in China despite growing measures by
    the government to reduce the problem, which killed more than 4000 miners
    a year at the beginning of the millenium. Over the last years, the
    authorities have been cracking down on many unregulated mining
    operations, which account for almost 80 percent of the country’s
    16,000 mines. The closure of about 1,000 dangerous small mines last year
    helped to cut in half the average number of miners killed, to about six
    a day, in the first months of this year, according to governmental
    statistics.

    The case of Mr. Cheung remains unique however, and constitutes a
    world record, according to the universally recognized authority on
    record-breaking achievement, Guinness. The former record for surviving
    underground was of 142 days and was held by a british man named Geoff
    Smith. He had been voluntarily buried in the backyard of the Railway Inn,
    his favorite pub, with the intention of breaking the record.


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    Fake
     
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    I call bullshit on this one. :shit:
     
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    Since we're talking chinese here


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    A 17 year supply of Water, food, & breathable air 2 miles underground .... The story sounds entirely plausible
     
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    It's real to me dammit!! :shitfit:
     
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    As fake as Howard's teeth... :coffee:
     
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    I can hold my breath underwater :roper:
     
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    Dawg, is there anyway I can gift this Chinaman a subscription?
     
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    Snap out of it Dawg!!!

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    .....and razors, shaving cream......................
     
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    beat me to it

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    At the hospital he asked nurses if his friends The Easter Bunny and Marilyn Monroe were saved too. Also a soccer ball he calls "Son" and his "sex apparatus" he made from his vulcanized boots and whom he calls "My wife". Thank you.


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    phosphorescent moss
     
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    Is that the same "journalist" from the same "newspaper" that claimed that a chinese guy was 250-something years old?

    Anything coming from China is mostly bullshit.
     
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    Saint Beth was halfway to China to do a rescue and bring him to NSAL when word broke it was a fake. She still continued because she didn't want to disappoint her millions of fans there.