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MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The members of the boys’ soccer team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have completed their time as novice Buddhist monks. They ordained 10 days ago to give thanks for their three-week ordeal and show gratitude to all those who helped them. About 300 people gathered for the ceremony on … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Boys rescued from Thai cave ordained at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The young soccer teammates and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand have been ordained at a Buddhist temple, a merit-making activity to show thanks for their rescue. The 11 boys, ages 11 to 16, became Buddhist novices in a Wednesday ceremony, while their … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Boys rescued from Thai cave ordained at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s soccer boys prepare to ordain, as Buddhist novices

MAE SAI, Thailand — The young soccer teammates and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand took part in a Buddhist ceremony Tuesday as they prepared to be ordained to become Buddhist novices and monks. Eleven of the boys and their coach prayed to ancient relics and offered … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s soccer boys prepare to ordain, as Buddhist novices

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Video shows rescued Thai boys in hospital

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of the youth soccer team in Thailand (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The Thai hospital where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are recuperating after being rescued from a flooded cave has released video showing them in their hospital beds, chatting with nurses and making … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Video shows rescued Thai boys in hospital

MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand — As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign Wednesday from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the 18-day ordeal. An American involved … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

MAE SAI, Thailand — The 12 boys rescued from deep within a flooded cave in northern Thailand made two-finger victory signs from their hospital beds on Wednesday in a moving video from the isolation ward where they’re recuperating from their 18-day ordeal. The youngest, 11, appeared asleep under a crisp white sheet while others, including … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

MAE SAI, Thailand | AP Interview: US rescuer details unprecedented cave mission

MAE SAI, Thailand— A leader of a U.S. contingent that was part of the operation to rescue 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a cave says the boys endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to a half-hour, calling it a “once in a lifetime rescue.” Derek Anderson, a rescue … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | AP Interview: US rescuer details unprecedented cave mission

MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday. The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took care of themselves … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave