I’ll bet 50-year-old formerly trapped miner, Yonni Barrios, had mixed feelings during

I’ll bet 50-year-old formerly trapped miner, Yonni Barrios, had mixed feelings during his rescue. On one hand, phew. Sunlight, booze, cheeseburgers, and fresh air. On the other, there were two extremely cranky broads—Barrios’s mistress and wife—up there, waiting to get their mitts on him. Though Barrios’s tale of infidelity was the most widely publicized, at least five of the 33 dudes had multiple women waiting for—and fighting over—them. And one of these studs had four different ladies vying for him! Damn. Who knew miners were such catnip?During the miners’ entrapment, families corresponded with them by letter and a team of psychologists read and vetted each one before it was being sent down. As a result, most of the men had no idea of the strife that was happening above ground. I understand not wanting the miners to be any more stressed out than they already were, but I still maintain a head’s up would’ve been the humane way to go.It’s hard to know which of these women are actually wounded parties and which are simply hoping to cash in on the ginormous payday that these dudes are eventually going to get. One of the men exited the mine and found the wife he hadn’t seen in eight years waiting for him. Surprise, honey—I’m home!Barrios’s wife seems to have a legitmate gripe and ultimately decided to stay home during his heavily televised rescue, telling a Chilean newspaper, “I’m happy because he was saved. It’s a miracle from God. But I won’t attend the rescue.”


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