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Against The Odds

Against The Odds

Humans are resilient. In our toughest moments, we will fight, we will struggle, and we will triumph...often against the odds. 

In this immersive series from Wondery, host-adventurers Mike Corey and Cassie De Pecol will share thrilling stories of survival. From the daring rescue of a soccer team trapped in an underwater cave in Thailand, to a woman taken hostage by Somali pirates, these stories made headlines around the world. AGAINST THE ODDS will make you feel as though you?re living these experiences with our heroes as they push themselves to their limits.

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Kidnapped in the Desert | Big Money | 2

As days and then weeks go by, Jessica tries to adjust to life as a hostage in the Somali desert, but she?s sick and her body is failing. Back in Nairobi, her husband works with her NGO on a plan to get Jessica medicine she needs, but her kidnappers trust no one, not even the negotiators. Jessica?s family meets with an FBI agent who explains to them the possible outcomes of the situation. None of them make it easy to stay hopeful.

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2021-04-06
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Kidnapped in the Desert | Beyond the Green Line | 1

In the fall of 2011, humanitarian aid worker Jessica Buchanan is traveling through the Somali desert when she and a colleague are kidnapped by land pirates. Her organization quickly springs into action and brings in negotiators who wait for a ransom call. Meanwhile, three hundred miles away, Jessica?s husband Erik does whatever he can to bring her home, while Jessica fights to stay alive one day at a time.

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2021-03-30
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Thai Cave Rescue | Meet the Hosts | 6

The two hosts of Against the Odds, Mike Corey and Cassie De Pecol, interview each other on their lives as adventurers in this special episode. They discuss what drives them to explore, why they?re drawn to the subject of survival, and what stories they?ll be diving into on Against the Odds. 

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2021-03-23
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Thai Cave Rescue | Interview with Rick Stanton | 5

Rick Stanton was one of the lead divers on the mission to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from an underwater cave in Thailand. Rick talks to Mike Corey, about his lifelong passion to explore underwater caves. He discusses how he got into the world of cave rescue, what it was like to participate in this harrowing mission, and how the experience changed his life.

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2021-03-16
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Thai Cave Rescue | Chamber Nine | 4

It?s been fourteen days since 12 boys and their coach went missing inside the Tham Luang. The Thai government gives the greenlight to a highly complex mission to dive the boys out. Estimates for them all making them out alive is low. One of the most dangerous rescue missions in history is about to begin. 

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2021-03-09
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Thai Cave Rescue | Risk | 3

Rescuers locate the 12 boys and their soccer coach deep inside the Tham Luang, but now they have another problem. How will they get them all out? An international team frantically looks for solutions, but no one can agree on a plan. Meanwhile, monsoon rains are coming and the clock is ticking down.

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2021-03-02
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Thai Cave Rescue | Chaos | 2

The boys on the soccer team struggle to stay alive inside the cave. Expert divers from around the world arrive in Thailand to find a media circus and a slow-moving bureaucracy. All of them must work against harrowing conditions and disappearing oxygen levels to get to the boys before it?s too late.

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2021-02-23
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Thai Cave Rescue | Lost | 1

In 2018, twelve young soccer players and their coach are exploring a six-mile caving system in Thailand when they are trapped inside by heavy rains. Local authorities attempt to rescue them. But it?s going to take an international effort by some of the world?s most expert divers, if they want to have a prayer of succeeding in this daring and dangerous mission.

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2021-02-23
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Introducing Against The Odds

Humans are resilient. In our toughest moments, we will fight, we will struggle, and we will triumph...often against the odds. 

In this immersive series from Wondery, host-adventurers Mike Corey and Cassie De Pecol will share thrilling stories of survival. From the daring rescue of a soccer team trapped in an underwater cave in Thailand, to a woman taken hostage by Somali pirates, these stories made headlines around the world. AGAINST THE ODDS will make you feel as though you?re living these experiences with our heroes as they push themselves to their limits. Premiering February 23rd.

Listen early and ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/againsttheodds

2021-02-11
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