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Billy Hamlen : eventually the tv crews may want to film the cave when it is all dry.........at least i would like to see it....

CryptoCurrency Line : I have no idea why this story makes me emotional...

WatfordMan : R.I.P. Saman Gunan. We will never forget you.

DNA Cowboy : British divers: ‘we were just the transporters’, astonishing humility and understatement of the facts.

Tafa Fa : This is what happens when there is no politics involved.

Lisa Cantrill : Absolutely amazing thank you so much to everyone involved in the rescue and thank you for sharing this great documentary I’m so happy everyone is healthy and safe and rest in peace to the brave diver who lost his life to save 13 others..

Trying : when we work together magic happens......imagine if the world worked together....

masterimbecile : "How many of you?" "Thirteen." "Brilliant!" The moment of the decade right there.

Erik 567 : I'm a diver and I thought drugging them was the way to go before I knew or they spoke of doing it. Panic is a killer almost 100% of the time. Good call.

Constellations Somboon : My dad's friend were a truck driver to help pumping the water out

Jasmin Miguel : I feel so sad about the gentleman who got unconscious and died in the operation 😢, he has a family on his own his wife was left all alone with the child they have it is very tragic. I don't think I can bare the pain if I was his wife 💔😢 .

mmark292 tbib : This is the most amazing humanitarian effort ever..It has restored my faith in humanity

equarg : I know some people were "upset" that the kids and coach and given tranquilizer and basically put into a cocoon before being evacuated. My Mother once went diving in a nice huge straight lava tube, great visibility with a flashlight. Seeing the fish swimming sideways and upside down gave my Mother a Panic attack/vertigo and she almost went thru an hour worth of tank in a few moments hyperventelating. My Father thankfully calmed her down and got her out of there before she ran out of air. She REFUSED to go into underwater caves again after that. So yea, tranquilizer and being brought out the way they were was a great idea! Minimize panic, and let the professional divers do most of the work. May the Thai Navy Seal who died RIP.

Appl Jaxx913 : The coach is amazing in my opinion as he kept the hope alive in a group of teenagers who are terrified out of their minds on top of being hungry, cold, exhausted, etc etc he kept them going in a honestly situation that is pretty bleak as they can’t swim, they surely can’t dive either so thankfully the world came together and the best divers, medical professionals etc went to do whatever they could to aid in the rescue of these young soccer players and their not much older coach and at the end of it all they all came out of that cave alive 🙏🏻🙏🏻 to the Thai Navy Seal who had left his military career but was compelled to help these boys out and he sadly passed away during the beginning stages but!! His death wasn’t in vain. His bravery and sacrifice are huge he gave it all so those boys would have a chance to be rescued. May he RIP 😭🙏🏻🙏🏻

PP SRIWI : Apparently the rescuers and Thai Navy SEALs let the boys help decide who would get to leave the cave first. The boys, being boys and from Thailand, thought they were just going to get to leave the cave and ride their bikes home. Haha! So Thailand! (Whether they were all Thai or not, that is very Thailand.) The boys had no idea that millions of people around the world, and a helicopter were waiting for them. The hospital was totally prepped. A doctor told me that all 13 had their own medical staff assigned to them. Everyone had their own doctors and nurses assigned. But they are rural boys and thought they would just pedal their bicycles home. So, he said, the boys decided that the boys who lived farthest away could go out first because they had to pedal first to tell their parents about the condition of the group. This is part of why so many people love Thailand. Wild Boars! cr. Michael Yon

james hue : R.I.P comrade Saman of navy seal.Thailand.

John Walsh : When things become critical, call in the Brits.

DaChozenPoww : *humanity has won against mother nature*

April 🥀Rose : We are the world, we are the children, we are the ones that make a brighter day so let’s start giving... ❣️🇹🇭 🇺🇸🇹🇭 🇺🇸🇹🇭🇺🇸❣️

Dawie Van Emmenes : Imagine diving in zero visibility , navigating through tight crevices with a sedated kids life in your hands. This is the stuff of nightmares.Good job.

Simon Sykes : ''Let them live down there for 5-6 months, till after monsoon season" !!! .. Thank god they did not take that option!

Gaajo Gang : Rip to the thai diver that died in this rescue

gary lee : It is a beautiful thing to see these different countries come together for one single purpose of saving the lives of these children, Wow!!! I have so much respect for all of these people involved, real deal heroes!!!

Aaron P.B. : Those are the kindest, bravest, and most well behaved children I have ever been witness to. It's just unbelievable how calm and collected both the rescue team and the children were.

CArla Bac : The descriptions given by the British diver about fearing that the child's mask could get dislodged if he banged against a rock and low visibility getting through tight spots literally took my breath away. I think I nearly fainted and felt like I couldnt breathe. How could they not be heroes?! Omg may they be blessed all the days of their lives! Still shaken up!

Linda Vilma Ole : i was really glad that these children has been together playing soccer. The discipline they acquire and developed as a team has helped them survived their ordeal. They were in darkness and having no food for ten days, but when the British divers found them, no one wailed. I saw two kids wiping their face, maybe they shed tears of happiness , for having been found.... as shared by the the children , they went into meditation to be able to conserved energy as suggested by their coach...their trust with their coach is total. The rescue mission was so dangerous.The kids were sedated to control them from panicking as their rescue team would dive with them to transport them to safety and the Australian guy said that the children accepted what they are to do to transport them to safety, no one cried, no one whimpered and he was amazed by the strong spirits, and strong mental strength the boys displayed. The probability of success was stated to be about 60-70%. With this statistics, the rescue team has left no stone not turned. The letters written by the children was a positive move in all angles. What ever happens, everything has been laid plain. The combined effort of Britain, Australia, USA, China, Japan, Finland, Denmark, Canada, and Thailand, etc made this miracle rescue mission possible, CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE! I salute YOU!!!

Fackmylife : Cannot even begin to fathom what those children, parents and rescue crews were actually going through. Hats off to them all and RIP to the gentleman who died saving the lives of his countries children, he will never be forgotten.....

Gary Miller : What kind of person down votes something like this? At this time, 340 of them. Sad...

fad chanabhon : This is "The Avengers Team" in real life #Respect

Jed Lumanas : It's so sweet and Godly, how different countries united for the rescue of these children. Politics aside, we are humans, and we really do care about each other.

Jainnisa Mai : Amazing documentation. Thank you for mentioning about the volunteers. The one who cook, clean, do laundry in the middle of the jungle. The volunteers play important part in this rescue operation as well as the farmers who voluntarily sacrificed their rice farms to receive the water drained from the cave. The only thing need to be corrected in this document is that the boys and his coach didn't take picture right before going in the cave. The picture was taken long prior this event. Also the boys know to swim though some may not swim very well but yes they can swim.

Mika Umpo : Each moment is sooooooooo inspiring.... Humanity is alive!!!..thanks to all those involved either physically, in planning, in financing and in what ever capacity be...may God bless you all... this is from India.

Noc Lob : The most detailed, reliable documentary of RACE AGAINST TIME ive ever watched! Great job. Thank you!

TheAgukala : The boys apparently could swim, but just not through a dark dangerous cave, 2.4kms that’s continually flooding with gushing rain water AND with limited to no energy after being trapped in there for over a week

Giacomo Puccini : Thank you, ABC News (Australia), for making this documentary and for making it accessible on YouTube free of charge.

Scarlett CC : That man who died to save them is truly a hero hope all the boys are doing well and may all the helpers be blessed ♥️

Hired Goon : Who’s cutting onions? I’m trying to watch this dammit!

Jennifer Holden : This is what real socialism looks like, everyone looking out for each others best interests. Apart for Elon Musk of course.

Colleen King : The best documentary on the Thai Cave Rescue, great interviews, exceptional footage...This truly was an international effort...Spectacular Job!

Hugh Franklin : Both the British and Aussie teams should be knighted by the Queen.

Izio Shaba : jason mallinson is bad ass. you can tell the guy is ice cold. nothing can break his mental strength. unbelievable.

Kim berly : Its extraordinary that those men got all 13 out alive through everything they explained. Those men are the best of the best!

CNN : So awesome to see people put aside their difference and come together in an international effort to preserve human life!

krysdekel : Amazing. Thank you to all who worked so hard risking their lives to rescue to boys. You all are amazing.

bs2502 : The nice little guy at the end of the video speaking with broken english and stating he "is happy so very much"...damn awesome.

The Lion : Question : Even without any water inside, that cave looks very dangerous and very narrow in some areas. How the hell did they manage to go that far?!

Eliza Grogan : I hope the awful Elon Musk watches this documentary. He came up with a hairbrained rescue idea which, he was told, would take too long to set up & lead to death. He responded by insulting all the rescuers & even saying of the British Cave specialist "he's probably a paedo". He tweeted an apology but will be sued. Not one of those brave men & women considered themselves to be hero's. THEY ARE HEROS. such a miracle that everybody came out alive. Well done to all & shame on Musk & his ego.

Steve Kent : What planet does the Aussie doctor come from? He is out of this world!

Time is Gold : I don't know much of this Thai people but I really felt awesome of their faith to God and to the people who exert efforts to rescue these kids Great job to all who help these boys

voici je : the two divers who found the kids must have been heartbroken to have to let them without little food or water..and language barriere...people are amazing