ENDNOTE: Thinking of Captain Coward and Captain Sully


Ship’s Captain To Be Put Under House Arrest

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“Now you go to the bow, you climb up the emergency ladder and co-ordinate the evacuation,” the official reportedly tells him. “You must tell us how many people, children, women and passengers are there and the exact number of each category.”

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[JR:  Is anyone struck by the contrast between Captain Coward and Captain Sully? I wasn’t in either situation. (I guess I’d be more like C and less like S.) But, I’m just struck by the comparison. I hope I’m more like S. I’m sure my fellow alums are S’s in the garb of commoners. Just waiting for the right situation, to emerge in their Super Hero costume. ]

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