The rescue operation underway for Thailand’s young soccer players is the latest in a long line of “hole stories.”

Thai Soccer Players, Chilean Miners: the “Hole Story” Is Timeless

Thai Soccer Players, Chilean Miners: the “Hole Story” Is Timeless

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
July 9 2018 8:10 PM

The Hole Picture

The ongoing rescue of the Thai boys trapped in a cave is the latest in a long line of similar stories.

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Thai volunteers take a rest as a rescue operation continues for the 12 boys and their football team coach, in Thailand on Saturday.

Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images

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