Rescued captain gets hero's welcome

Rescued captain gets hero's welcome

There are 6 comments on the The Morning Call story from Apr 18, 2009, titled Rescued captain gets hero's welcome. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

The unassuming ship captain who escaped the clutches of Somali pirates made a triumphant return home Friday, insisting he's no hero, just an ordinary seaman.

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#1 Apr 18, 2009
thats right, hes NOT a hero..just lucky to be alive !!!!!

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#2 Apr 18, 2009
The navy seals who did their job flawlessly and trained hard and long to get where they are, they are the tip of the spear heroes. They will ironically in a way, remain anonymous until they all leave the seals and one or more of them writes the book or the script for the movie...
Big White Tea Bags


#3 Apr 18, 2009
i could of made those shots...and im just an average if they could of made those shots ..with a pretty red ball balancing on their nose that makes them navy seals

Allentown, PA

#4 Apr 18, 2009
larry wrote:
thats right, hes NOT a hero..just lucky to be alive !!!!!
This man is being hailed a hero as he told his men to hide and he offered himself in place of the crew. That takes guts, and yes, he is a hero as he may have possibly saved the others lives. Now, I'd like to know if you have ever done a selfless act like this "HERO" did.
Big White Tea Bags


#5 Apr 18, 2009
hero/highest paid...if he wouldnt of gone with would of been mutiny...mutiny i say.......

Augusta, GA

#6 Apr 18, 2009
Big White Tea Bags...your posts are "STEEPED" with humor...bwak bwak bwak, I couldn't resist!

I agree with Jenny, he offered himself up as barter against the pirate that the crew had. That was a selfless act. The navy seals are heroes also, everything went perfectly, timing is everything, they were lucky to get 3 head shots at once. All this on Easter Sunday! Makes for happy endings!

StaberDeath, I think I know you from another forum. Hmmmm...

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