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Anna Osbourne, who lost her husband Milton in the explosion, said this year feels "a bit different" after a re-entry plan was announced.
Ms Osborne told Breakfast this morning it was "a massive day for the families".
Andrew Little made the announcement today in front of emotional family members.
The bodies of 29 men remain in the West Coast mine following an explosion in November 2010 and experts are looking at the risks involved in re-entry options.