At the same time as people around the world were rejoicing at the successful 2018 salvage of the Wild Boars football team from Tham Luang Cave, there was one serving family heartbroken at the loss of a loved one. The Kunans were visibly relieved to hear that the 12 young athletes and their assistant coach had survived the mission unscathed; However, they had already suffered the loss of Saman “Sam” Kunan, a retired Royal Thai Navy SEAL, during the operation. After all, the Netflix docu-series Thai Cave Rescue reveals that the former officer offered to help, which ultimately had the biggest impact on his life partner; so should we learn more about them?
Who is the lady who married Saman Kunan?
It was Valeepoan “Meow” Kunan (or Waleeporn “Meow” Gunan) who stood by Sam in every difficult situation for many years. This was true regardless of whether Sam was still actively serving his country or already retired. However, despite the fact that she was aware of the risks involved with his (previous) work, she could never have been willing to lose her love because it just isn’t something that springs to mind as a possibility . July 6, 2018 was therefore obviously one of the most difficult days of her life; It was the day she lost her spouse and separated from her partner. Asphyxiation had been the cause of Sam’s death during the oxygen-supplied dive.
In 2018, Valeepoan gave an interview to BBC News in which he stated that “he’s beautiful in other people’s eyes”. “As for me, I adore him incredibly. I had a deep love for him. Before he left for work each day, we made sure to tell each other we loved each other. We texted each other at lunchtime to see if the other had lunch. When he came home in the evenings, I would ask how he was and see how he was doing. She then continued openly and honestly by saying, “Saman once said that we never know when we will die.” Since we have no control over that, we should make the most of each day.
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Who is Saman Kunan’s wife and where are they now?
It was just a few days ago that Valeepoan’s whole world was turned upside down when she made this confession: “If you ask me if I’m sad, it’s like I’ve died but I’m still alive. However, I keep my sadness in check by relying on my pride. Because of his character, his commitment to helping others and his success in achieving his goals, [my husband] was celebrated as a hero. So I use pride as a way to cope with my loss. Then, after being asked what she would say to Saman if she had the chance, she replied, “I want to tell you, honey, you are the hero in my heart.” You always were and always will be. “
To process her grief in the days following her husband’s unexpected and untimely death, Valeepoan paid tribute to him on her Instagram account, which has since been deleted. This should be mentioned. She reportedly wrote the words on June 7, “You will always be with me…no one else is like you…If you’re not here with me, I don’t think I can keep breathing…because we had made a pact.” with each other that we would breathe at the same time.
A few days later, Valeepoan uploaded a black and white snap of them together to her Instagram account along with the caption, “I miss you. I adore you; I adore you as if you were my heart; I don’t know why I adore you so much… I don’t know why I adore you so much… Who will I kiss every morning when I wake up from now on? On the other hand, it seems that Valeepoan has completely disappeared from public view since that time, which could be a serious attempt to bring the pain and the past to the past forever. Nevertheless, it is very likely that she lives in Thailand.
Around Tham Luang Cave Rescue
A youth association football team and their assistant coach were rescued from Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province in northern Thailand in June and July 2018. On June 23, during a football practice session, thirteen players from the squad, aged 11 to 16, were recovered and their 25-year-old assistant coach entered the cave. A short time later, due to heavy rains, the cave system was partially flooded, blocking their way out and trapping them deeper inside.
Rising water levels and strong currents made it difficult to locate the group, and it was over two weeks before anyone could touch them again. In response to the tremendous interest from people around the world, the rescue operation in the cave grew into a large-scale operation involving teams from around the world. The group was recovered alive on July 2 by British divers John Volanthen and Rick Stanton on a raised rock about 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles) from the cave entrance after penetrating a series of narrow channels and navigating murky waters were. The rescue organizers considered a number of different strategies for evacuating the group, such as: B. instructing people to learn the basics of scuba diving to allow for an early rescue, waiting for a new entrance to the cave to be discovered or drilled, or waiting for the flood waters to clear until the end of the monsoon season a few months later goes back Rescue teams rushed to get the group out of the cave ahead of the next monsoon rains, which are expected to bring heavier downpours and are expected to start around July 11. This happened after days of water being pumped out of the cave system and a lull in the rain.
An international team successfully rescued all 12 boys and their trainer from the cave between July 8th and 10th.
More than 10,000 people took part in the rescue operation, including more than 100 divers, numerous rescue workers, representatives from about 100 government agencies, 900 police officers and 2,000 soldiers. It took ten police helicopters, seven ambulances, more than 700 scuba tanks and pumping nearly a billion liters of water from the caves to rescue the people trapped inside.
Saman Kunan, a former Royal Thai Navy SEAL who was 37, died of asphyxiation on July 6 while trying to rescue a group of people trapped in a cave. He returned to a gathering point in the cave after delivering scuba tanks to the trapped group. In December of the following year, 2019, rescue diver and Thai Navy SEAL Beirut Pakbara died as a result of a blood disease he contracted while on duty.
The story, as well as the disappearance
The karst cave complex known as Tham Luang Nang Non is located below the Doi Nang Non mountain range, which is located on the border of Thailand and Myanmar.
The network stretches a distance of 10 kilometers and consists of a large number of caves, small corridors and tunnels spiraling around hundreds of meters of limestone layers. There is a notice at the entrance to the caves warning visitors not to go inside during the wet months of July through November. This is because part of the cave network is flooded during these months.
After Saturday, June 23, 2018, a group of twelve boys aged 11 to 16, all members of a local junior football team called the Wild Boars, along with their assistant coach Ekkaphon Chanthawong, started exploring the cave The 25-year-old was reported missing. Early news reports stated that they were planning a birthday party at the cave after football practice and that they were spending a significant amount of money on food. However, they denied this in a press conference after they were rescued from the cave. After entering the cave, they were faced with rapid and constant rainfall that left the team trapped in the tunnels. As they ran from the rising water, they had to leave some of their food supplies behind.
When head coach Nopparat Kanthawong checked his phone around 7pm, he discovered over twenty missed calls from parents concerned their children had not returned home. Nopparat tried several guys in quick succession, including assistant coach Chanthawong, but to no avail. Songpon Kanthawong, a member of the team who is 13 years old and claimed that he was admitted after training and that the rest of the boys had explored the Tham Luang caves. Finally, he made his way to Songpon Kanthawong. The bus driver sped as fast as he could to the caves, where he found abandoned bikes and luggage near the tunnel entrance, as well as water pouring out of the muddy path. After realizing that some of the group’s members had not collected their belongings, he reported the situation to authorities.
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