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Thai soccer team planned to be inside the cave for only an hour

8 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Panarat Thepgumpanat BANGKOK - Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand planned to explore the cavern complex for only about an hour before treacherous flood waters rose to trap them for more than two weeks, one of the boys' fathers said. All 12 of the boys and their 25-year-old coach were brought to safety over the course of a three-day rescue, organised by Thai navy SEALs and an international team of diving and caving experts, that ended on Tuesday.
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Make the most of your lives, rescued Thai cave boys told

Make the most of your lives, rescued Thai cave boys told

8 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and John Geddie BANGKOK/CHIANG RAI - The head of a Thai navy SEAL diving team that helped lead 12 boys and their soccer coach through a flooded cave complex to safety urged the boys on Thursday to "make the most" of their lives and be a force for good. The first footage of the boys, aged 11 to 16, convalescing in hospital in the northern city of Chiang Rai emerged on Wednesday, with some, wearing face masks and hospital gowns, giving peace signs to the camera. Health officials said the boys would spend at least a week in hospital and around 30 days recovering at...
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