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After cave ordeal, Thai boys now face battle with fame

By James Pearson and Patpicha Tanakasempipat CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – After their traumatic ordeal deep inside a dark and flooded mountain cave, Thailand’s 12 rescued boys and their young soccer coach will now have to navigate a fresh challenge: Fame. The boys, aged 11 to 16, will spend at least a week in hospital and a month at home, health officials said, following a daring rescue from the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai that captivated the world. “The world is watching,” said Kham-oey Promthep, 64, grandmother of 13-year-old Duangpetch Promthep, or Dom, 13,…