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Meet the heroes of the daring rescue mission that brought 13 Thai soccer players to safety

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Thousands of people from around the world gathered in Thailand over the last several weeks to help rescue the Thai soccer team trapped inside a cave.
The boys were discovered in the cave after surviving for 10-days with little food and no shelter, and required a delicate and methodical plan to get them out of the cave safely.
Local military, police, and the Thai Navy SEALs worked alongside thousands of local and international volunteers, divers, doctors, and experts to aid in the urgent rescue mission.
The boys and their 25-year-old coach were finally extracted after...
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Where Flint Is At Today And What Elon Musk Can Really Do To Help

Where Flint Is At Today And What Elon Musk Can Really Do To Help

5 monthes ago   |   By Jalopnik

Less than a week ago, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was in a Thailand cave with a mini-submarine his team made that didn't quite work out for the daring rescue of 12 boys and a soccer coach trapped inside. Now, he says he wants to help resolve Flint, Michigan's water contamination crisis. Expectedly, this latest...
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The parents of the Thai boys trapped in a cave wrote a letter to their soccer coach telling him not to blame himself

The parents of the Thai boys trapped in a cave wrote a letter to their soccer coach telling him not to blame himself

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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In a letter written to 25-year-old soccer coach Ekapol Chanthawong, parents of the boys trapped in the cave thanked him for keeping their children safe.
The coach remained in the northern Thailand cave until all of the boys had been rescued.
By the time he was brought out of the cave, he was dehydrated, shivering, and showing signs of hypothermia.
Parents of the Thai boys soccer team who were trapped in a northern Thailand cave for more than two weeks told the coach not to blame himself for the ordeal.
In a letter written to the 25-year-old coach while he and the...
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A US Airman describes what it was like to be part of the 'once in a lifetime rescue' of the Thai soccer team trapped in a flooded cave

A US Airman describes what it was like to be part of the 'once in a lifetime rescue' of the Thai soccer team trapped in a flooded cave

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Royal Thai Navy via AP MAE SAI, Thailand - The Thai boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour. In places, they were put into harnesses and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent involved in the operation, calling it a "once in a lifetime rescue."
Derek Anderson, a 32-year-old rescue specialist with the U.S. Air Force based in Okinawa, Japan, said the dozen boys, ranging in age from 11 to 16, and their coach, who were trapped for more than two weeks before being rescued this week, were "incredibly...
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