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Chilean Miners Rescued: Celebrities Celebrate On Twitter

People celebrate as they watch on TV the first miner to be rescued, Florencio Avalos, emerging safely to the surface at the San Jose mine in a rescue capsule, in Copiapo, Chile, early Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010. Thirty-three miners became trapped when the gold and copper mine collapsed on Aug. 5. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Dario Lopez-Mills
People celebrate as they watch on TV the first miner to be rescued, Florencio Avalos, emerging safely to the surface on Oct. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

NEW YORK (CBS) After 69 days under the earth, the 33 Chilean miners have captured the world's attention.

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Celebrities all over Twitter have taken to their accounts to express their joy at their rescue.

Pop idol Justin Bieber, with more than 5 million-plus followers wrote, "Just found out the miners of Chile are being rescued!!! Happy for the families being brought back together. Miracles do happen."

Comedian Steve Martin took to his page to be "un-funny" for hope: "Seriously hoping the Chilean miners the best, amidst my joking around."

"American Idol's" host  Ryan Seacrest poured out the accolades for miners on his Twitter handle: "If ur just waking up, 12 miners have been rescued in Chile, 21 to go. AMAZING work from all involved!"

Controversial songstress LeAnn Rimes had an emotional moment on her Twitter page: "You have to believe there is a God and we are watched over when you read the story about the miners in Chile Guess if he's not done with you yet here on earth he works miracles to make sure you come out of any situation alive and maybe changed a little. There are reasons for it all I believe. Congrats tonal the families who are being reunited with their loved one's."

Kim Kardashian, who just hit 5 million-plus Twitter followers this week, wrote on her page: "Wow seriously in tears watching this Chilean miners getting released on CNN! What a tough struggle they made it through!!!"

"My Big Fat Greek Weeding" actress Nia Vardalos summed it up nicely on her page with a heartfelt note: "Am crying watching the Chilean miners being rescued. We can be such jerks - it's nice to see humankind at our best."