Diver who helped in cave rescue says he is not a hero



One of the divers who helped save 12 schoolboys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand played down his actions as he returned to Britain.
Rick Stanton denied he was a hero and said he was using a “very unique skill set” to “give something back to the community”.
Mr Stanton and several other British divers joined the rescue mission after the football team became trapped in a cave network in Chiang Rai province following monsoon rains.
The retired fireman, from Coventry, and his colleague, John Volanthen, from Bristol, were the first divers to reach the stranded group in the... read more

 
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Source: Scotsman
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