New York Times Thailand
The 12 boys and their soccer coach were released from the hospital and made their first public appearance since they were rescued from a cave in Thailand.
The soccer teammates say sorry to their rescuers, after a remarkable international effort to extract them from a flooded cave in northern Thailand.
Just because you?re a successful tech mogul doesn?t mean you know how to rescue kids trapped underground.
It took plastic cocoons and anti-anxiety pills, bravery and providence to save the soccer team. ?So many things could have gone wrong,? said one official.
The military may use the tiny submarine for future rescues, though it was deemed too large and impractical to save the soccer team in the cave.
Divers played a crucial role to save the trapped members of the Wild Boars soccer team. Using the footage from inside the cave, The Times?s John Ismay, who is a former Navy diver, explains how the divers executed the mission.
Jessica McClure Morales, who was rescued from a Texas well 31 years ago, avoids most news, choosing instead a quiet life in the country.
The region?s strongest rains normally begin in July, so the youth soccer team may have been caught off guard when it entered the relatively dry cave on June 23.
The public-relations potential of the boys? plight wasn?t lost on the junta.
Doctors said the 12 boys and their coach were healing well after spending several days trapped inside a cave. They will be monitored in a quarantine room for a week to prevent against infection.