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Mark Wuntoo
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Rick Jolly, hero of The South Atlantic 1982 has died.

story here

He saved hundreds of lives and was honoured by both Argentina and Britain.

Blessed are the cracked for they let in the light.

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He sounds like a true hero, and at 71, really not all that old.

RIP Captain Jolly.

I may not be on an island any more, but I'm still an islander.
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I met him socially a few times, and sat next to him at mess dinners at least twice, if not 3 times.

One of the very great people that you meet occasionally as you go through life.

And is it true? For if it is....

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