Thai cave boys ordained as Buddhist novices to honor dead rescuer

Members of the soccer team rescued from a cave are seen during ordination ceremony, in a temple at Mae Sai, in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Eleven boys from a soccer team, rescued from a flooded Thai cave in a drama that gripped global audiences, were ordained as Buddhist novices on Wednesday at a temple in Chiang Rai in memory of a volunteer diver who died during their rescue. The boys and their 25-year-old coach, Ekapol Chanthawong, arrived […]

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