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Rescued boys smile from beds in hospital video

/ 08:53 PM July 11, 2018

Members of the media try to photograph a projected image of the rescued boys in their hospital room during a police press conference in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand on July 11, 2018. AP

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Thai hospital where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are recuperating after being rescued from a flooded cave has released video showing them in their hospital beds, chatting with nurses and making two-finger victory signs.

The video shows the boys in an isolation ward in beds with crisp white sheets and wearing green surgical masks.

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Some of their parents are seen crying and waving to them from behind glass.

Chaiwetch Thanapaisal, director of Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, told a news conference involving officials involved in the rescue that “everyone is strong in mind and heart.” /ee

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