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The heroes of the Thai cave rescue performed nothing short of a miracle.

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

It's been one year since 12 boys and their coach were rescued from a cave in Thailand. Here are a few of the heroes that made it possible.

Divers in charge of the Thai cave rescue initially thought the team had died because the cave stank so badly of feces

Diver Vernon Unsworth spoke about the rescue a year after 12 Thai teens and their coach were left stranded in Thuam Lung cave in Northern Thailand.

The Thai cave boys were sedated with a mixture of ketamine, xanax, and a saliva suppressant, according to a new account of their traumatic rescue

A Thai youth soccer team was trapped in a flooded Thai cave complex for 17 days last year before they were rescued by cave divers and anesthetists.
A diagram of the Thuam Lung cave complex.

The boys trapped in a Thai cave were drugged with ketamine to stop them from panicking during their terrifying rescue

Rescue divers were taught how to administer the drug, and re-sedate the boys throughout the dangerous crossing.

The Thai soccer team that spent 17 days trapped in a flooded cave are set to sign a deal with Netflix about their dramatic rescue

The 12 members and coach of the Wild Boar soccer team were stuck in a flooded cave as experts feared for their safety and the world anxiously watched.
Their first TV interview in a studio.

The Thai Wild Boars soccer team went on ‘Ellen’ and described how they survived for days on end in a cave — and revealed when they f...

In their first in-studio interview, the Thai boys' soccer team that was trapped in a cave in July appeared on "The Ellen Show." The team members talked about what it was like in the cave and the logistic of the rescue.
Twelve boys and their coach, Ekkapol Chantawong (left), from the 'Wild Boars' soccer team speak during a for the first time since they were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last week.

The Thai soccer team cave rescue is also be a big political win for the country’s military junta

The military took power in 2014 and has since cracked down on human rights, banned public gatherings, censored media, and jailed critics. But the cave rescue mission helped show what the military, and thus the government, can accomplish ahead of elections next year.

Thailand is considering giving citizenship to four stateless members of the Thai soccer team who were trapped in a cave

Four members of the Thai soccer team rescued from a cave are being considered for Thai citizenship, officials said. Three of the boys and their 25-year-old coach are members of different ethnic groups and face travel restrictions, cannot access financial services, get married, or buy property.
Twelve boys and their coach, Ekkapol Chantawong, from the 'Wild Boars' soccer team speak during a press conference for the first time since they were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last week, on July 18, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Thai cave rescue: Boys who lived furthest away were chosen to leave the cave first so they could ride their bikes and tell everyone to prepare food

The Thai soccer team who had been trapped inside a cave decided to allow the boys that live furthest away to be rescued first. 25-year-old coach Ekapol Chanthawong said the boys were not chosen based on the state of their health, as had previously been reported.
The Thai soccer team's 25-year-old coach, Ekapol Chanthawong, explained how the team survived nine days in the cave.

Drinking cave water and not thinking about fried rice: Here’s how the Thai soccer team survived 9 days in a flooded cave with no food or drink

The Thai soccer team that was trapped inside the Tham Luang cave complex for 17 days told reporters on Wednesday why they entered the cave and how they managed to survive for so long. They entered the cave on June 23 after soccer practice and only planned to stay for an hour.