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20 extraordinary survival stories

Espresso Logo By Martin Morin of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: The rescue operation mounted to evacuate 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a flooded cave since June 23 ended on July 10 after a long wait, while the entire world held their collective breath. With rapidly rising water and falling oxygen levels, the Thai authorities attempted the impossible to get the young boys out of this critical situation. Thanks to the courage of the survivors and the incredible dedication of the rescue workers—90 elite divers—this perilous mission was successful. Here are 20 other stories of survival in extreme circumstances that show that resilience and heroism are within us all.

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The rescue operation mounted to evacuate 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a flooded cave since June 23 ended on July 10 after a long wait, while the entire world held their collective breath. With rapidly rising water and falling oxygen levels, the Thai authorities attempted the impossible to get the young boys out of this critical situation. Thanks to the courage of the survivors and the incredible dedication of the rescue workers—90 elite divers—this perilous mission was successful. Here are 20 other stories of survival in extreme circumstances that show that resilience and heroism are within us all.

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