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Rescue of Maersk Alabama Captain from Pirates
On April 8, 2009, a small band of Somali pirates hijacked the American cargo ship Maersk Alabama and took its captain, Richard Phillips, hostage. After a standoff that lasted several days, Navy SEAL sharpshooters took out his captors with just three shots.
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Amazing Rescues(6 Photos)
The dramatic rescue of 33 miners from Chile's San Jose mine is being hailed as one of the most miraculous and riveting events of its kind. Discover a selection of other notable rescues that saved lives, brought together communities and captivated…
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