By Jeffrey Zaslow, Chesley B. Sullenberger
On January 15, 2009, the realm witnessed a striking emergency touchdown while Captain "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US airlines Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all one hundred fifty five aboard. His cool activities not just avoided tragedy yet made him a hero and an proposal all over the world.
Highest Duty is Sully's story—a tale of commitment, desire, and preparedness, revealing the $64000 classes he discovered via formative years, in his army provider, and in his paintings as a advertisement airline pilot. It reminds us all that, even today of struggle, tragedy, and monetary uncertainty, there are values nonetheless worthy scuffling with for—that life's demanding situations will be met if we're prepared for them.
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18286$ $CH1 06-18-14 12:12:35 PS PAGE 22 Once Upon a Time ଁ Elizabeth and her father did not always see eye to eye, and they were definitely on opposite ends of the political spectrum, but their lives were in many ways similar. He was educated at exclusive private schools, as she would be later (at his instruction). She made her theatrical stage debut at six years old in Red Riding Hood’s World (a French language stage production at the aristocratic Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles); his theatrical film premiere occurred much later in life (with the comedy, Three Live Ghosts, in 1929); but they both loved acting (after his initial objection to her vocational choice).
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Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters by Jeffrey Zaslow, Chesley B. Sullenberger