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Rescued Chilean Miner Edison Peña Sings Elvis, Dances on Letterman (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Nov 5th 2010 4:20AM
Edison Peña was trapped underground for 69 days. He was one of 33 miners caught in the Chilean mine collapse. But he's free now, and he's talking advantage of his freedom. And if you were stuck in an enclosed space with 32 other men for two months, you might want to stretch your legs a little. ... Maybe even do a little dancing.

Peña appeared on the 'Late Show' (weeknights, 11:35PM ET on CBS), where he talked to David Letterman with the aid of an interpreter. Letterman asked Edison about surviving the mine collapse. Dave mentioned the use of music; he had heard that the miners sang as a group to keep their spirits up.

In response to this, Peña said he preferred to sing alone. But then, the miner showed that he wasn't so shy about performing -- even though he was in front of a huge audience.

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