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Chilean Miner: "I'm Going To Vegas!"

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miner1 Chilean Miner: "I'm Going To Vegas!"

Trapped in a mine for 69 days, Edison Pena sang Elvis Presley songs to his 31 fellow miners in order to boost morale.  After being rescued, Pena expressed a desire to experience “the king” for himself!

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Edison Pena traveled first to Memphis, to visit Graceland, for what would have been Elvis’ 75th birthday. 

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He also received an invitation to appear on “Late Night with David Letterman.”  Here he shows off his Elvis dance moves.

Finally, Pena arrived here in Vegas, taking in a performance of “Viva Elvis” at the Aria resort.

See Pena on Letterman for yourself, here:

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7026114n

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