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Piracy

The Real ‘Captain Phillips’ Discusses Piracy, Hollywood, Getting Back To Work

By Patricia Sheridan, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette His 2010 book, “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS and Dangerous Days,” was turned into the film “Captain Phillips,” which earned six Oscar nominations and starred Tom Hanks. Richard Phillips, 58, says having his ship, the Maersk Alabama, hijacked by Somali pirates was the most terrifying situation he had experienced […]

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