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Captain Philips Free!
A very brave man!
I like how the story says that Captain Philips was 'freed'. It looks more like he escaped.
Sun, 12 Apr 2009 17:48:46 GMT
American captain Richard Philips held by Somalia pirates since Wednesday following a failed hijacking attempt has been freed.
The captain was freed Sunday after a rescue operation, during which three pirates were killed, media reports said.
Commandoes have taken the fourth bandit into custody, the BBC reported.
The captain of the container ship, Maersk Alabama, was not hurt in the operation and has boarded a US destroyer sent to track Philips -- the USS Bainbridge.
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Visualize the vastness of the oceans; the infinity of the heavens; the fickleness of the wind; the artistry of the craft and the frailty of the sailor. The oneness that may be achieved through the harmony of these things may lead one to enlightenment. - Flying Welshman