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All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat

Happy Tuesday! I am honored Christina Soontornvat is taking over my blog for the day to share All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team's cover and a guest post. Thank you, Christina! 
On June 23, 2018, my plane touched down in Chiang Rai, Thailand—the same day twelve members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach became trapped in a cave by rising floodwaters. I was in Thailand to visit my family, and throughout our holiday, we watched coverage of the Tham Luang rescue grow into the biggest global news story of the year. Everywhere we went Thais were glued to their screens or praying for the team’s safe return. There was a feeling in the country that those boys were everyone’s sons, nephews, cousins, and friends.

I flew back to America as the dive rescue mission began. Suddenly the screens around me were no longer filled with the Thai faces I was used to seeing. Western news media focused mostly on the Western rescuers or minor celebrities …

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