Inside the Mountain That Eats Men

Young miners in Potosí, Bolivia risk their lives each day.

Mining for Survival

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ABC producer Roxanna Sherwood strains to get video of the young miners at work. Cameraman Al Durruthy can be seen at left. The humidity was so intense that the electronics in both video cameras eventually shut down, forcing us to dry them out before proceeding. (Jeffrey Kofman/ABC News)
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