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Old January 20th, 2012, 12:29 PM
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Thumbs up A Hyperbolic Tale of Two Captains, One a Hero, the Other a Villain

A Hyperbolic Tale of Two Captains, One a Hero, the Other a Villain
Italy Finds a Heroic Foil for Its Scorned Captain

Much of Italy finds Falco to be a National Hero

This below is from the New York Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/wo...-accident.html


From the New York Times:

"Though knowledge of the personalities of the two men is perfunctory at best, the Italian news media easily tagged them as distinctive Italian stereotypes: Captain Schettino as the flashy daredevil and rule-breaker; Captain De Falco as the upholder of duty and respectability, who is often overlooked in a nation easily taken in by more boisterous and usually sneaky behavior. "

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