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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section Six Summary

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Section Six Summary and Analysis

Madelon (Vilero) Rodriguez and Estela Perez continued to believe in Croiset's visions. They still believed that their sons were alive and would not stop searching. Some of the other parents were less convinced but still pledged their help because they wanted to know what had happened to the plane. Even Croiset himself doubted that any survivors remained. The Strauch sisters prayed fervently to the Virgin of Garabandal. The parents met with the commander-in-chief of the Uruguayan Air Force on December 5th and requested his help. He explained how unlikely it was that there were survivors but he granted their request. On December 11th, the parents accompanied military personnel aboard a C-47 plane in search of their children. While traveling one of the propellers stopped turned and the pilot performed an emergency landing. The parents were unwilling to waste any more time waiting for...

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