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'Be a force for good': Thai Navy SEAL chief delivers powerful message to rescued soccer team

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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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 "be a force for good."
Health officials said the boys would spend at least a week in hospital and around 30 days recovering at home following more than two weeks trapped inside the flooded Tham Luang cave complex.
"Make the most of your lives. Be good people, be a force for good for your country," Rear Admiral Apakorn Yuukongkaew, commander of Thailand's navy SEALS unit, said in a message to the boys before...
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Director of 'Crazy Rich Asians' is making a movie about the Thai cave rescue and promised that it won't be a 'white wash

Director of 'Crazy Rich Asians' is making a movie about the Thai cave rescue and promised that it won't be a 'white wash

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The director of "Crazy Rich Asians" is in talks to make a movie about the rescue of 12 boys and their coach who were rescued from a Thai cave.
Jon M. Chu has pledged to make a film that won't be a "white wash," indicating Asian actors would be front and center of his film.
Chu said it is important this story is told "correctly and respectfully" and so that "history doesn't get it wrong."
There is a second film about the Thailand cave rescue in the works, this time from the director of "Crazy Rich Asians" who has pledged to not "white wash" the cast.
Earlier this week, Christian film studio...
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