19 Nov 2018

The inside story of the Thai cave rescue

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:08 pm on 19 November 2018
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The world watched and waited for a miracle when 12 Thai boys and their coach were trapped by rising waters  inside a cave  in northern Thailand in July. For 18 days, they clung to a ledge two kilometers from the entrance.  

Fairfax Southeast Asia correspondent James Massola  tells the story of how the world came together to save the members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach and how they are coping after their ordeal . 

His new book is called The Great Cave Rescue: The extraordinary story of the Thai boy soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days