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    I've been keeping tabs on this as well. Good to hear they all made it out and a big salute to the diver who gave it all to help.

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    The boys and their coach will now have to be quarantined for a while. Here's why:

    https://www.livescience.com/63018-th...-diseases.html
    Interesting read there, thanks for sharing that link.

    The first real job I had was in a cave where they grew mushrooms.

    https://www.stltoday.com/suburban-jo...27992bc8b.html

    I'm pretty sure it all got flooded out during the great flood of 1993. By then the mushroom farm was long gone. I can remember walking through the parking lot in the middle of summer past the huge piles of steaming, stinky, poo, they used for fertilizer. I had worked on farms before doing odd jobs here and there so I was used to the barnyard smell. But this stuff, oh my,

    Edit...here's a better read and links to some articles about the great flood.

    http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/...meyer#stream/0
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    I was pretty sure that the boys would need to be anaesthetised, or at least heavily sedated. It is now clear that this was the case. Good call by the rescue team leaders!

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-44797035

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    Good article, Chris.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coalsmoke View Post
    Good article, Chris.
    One thing that the BBC is good at!

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    Hello,

    It already seemed like a miracle to find them alive after so many days, leg alone get them out safely.

    Best wishes
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    "....the first voice they heard....."

    IMO, this modest man, and the other Brit cave rescue divers, should be knighted, especially when you consider some of the complete w***ers that do get honoured by the Queen these days.

    The cave diving rescue team, that actually got the boys out, was an international group (largely amateur, like the Brit IT [!!] guy) of expert divers experienced in cave rescue. I think they ALL deserve some sort of reward/honour from the Thai government for carrying out a hugely difficult operation...........perfectly.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-44805343

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    Quote Originally Posted by plugugly View Post
    "....the first voice they heard....."

    IMO, this modest man, and the other Brit cave rescue divers, should be knighted, especially when you consider some of the complete w***ers that do get honoured by the Queen these days.

    The cave diving rescue team, that actually got the boys out, was an international group (largely amateur, like the Brit IT [!!] guy) of expert divers experienced in cave rescue. I think they ALL deserve some sort of reward/honour from the Thai government for carrying out a hugely difficult operation...........perfectly.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-44805343
    I agree completely.
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    An appropriate completion of the thread - "The Full Story", told as only the BBC can:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-44791998

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