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Old 08-13-2013, 06:54 PM
Mariam Edgar Mariam Edgar is offline
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He was my very favorite because he was so funny. I remember the night he was piloting on the Ohio, around Louisville. We were coming off the crest of very high water and we glanced off a bridge pier and struck a marina. Much later he was in Mom and Pop Tooker's cabin and he was saying, "I sunk those boats just like a torpedo". It was another of those, you had to be there moments. Another time he was being interviewed on a radio show and he was asked, "You must know and have traveled every inch of this river", which to my amazement he answered, "No" and the interviewer said, "You don't?" to which he replied, "I never spent much time on the bottom".One of a kind for sure.
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