The rescued Thai boys and their coach wearing white robes and posing with Buddhist monks at the Phra That Doi Wao Buddhist temple in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 24, 2018. Photo: AFP

Thai cave boys get heads shaved as they prepare to be ordained as Buddhist novices

The boys will live for nine days in a Buddhist temple – a promise made by their families in thanks for their safe return and in memory of one rescuer who died

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The rescued Thai boys and their coach wearing white robes and posing with Buddhist monks at the Phra That Doi Wao Buddhist temple in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province on July 24, 2018. Photo: AFP
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