So, let’s put a huge W in the books for the Thai Navy Seals that literally saved the whole Thai soccer team and their coach from death’s clutches. Cliché, I know, but it’s freaking true. They were living on borrowed time and their chances of everybody getting out were literally nothing…especially after Navy Seal Sgt. Major Saman Gunan died getting oxygen to them. RIP.
What the kids had going for them was youth. They were 11-16, fit athletes, so they had that on their side. On the same note, they had youth going against them in the way of experience and temperament in that they were not in control, their younger minds were apt to panic…rightfully so…especially as the hours turned into days and the days turned into weeks. Talk about resilience and adaptability.
We talk about both here. This is a stellar example of the two in a do or die situation…and, it paid off.
From what I read, the next mission’s to get the rest of the Seals and a doc out of the cave. Prayers go out to them.
Be good to each other.