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Judgment Calls
Edited by Richard Demak
December 02, 1991
[Thumb Up]To Ray Niehbuhr, a retired plumber, for stepping forward to pay the $9 fee that the U.S. Customs Service charged French adventurer Gerald d'Aboville after he brought his 26-foot rowboat into port at Ilwaco, Wash. D'Aboville was completing a four-month solo Pacific crossing and had no money.
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December 02, 1991

Judgment Calls

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[Thumb Up]To Ray Niehbuhr, a retired plumber, for stepping forward to pay the $9 fee that the U.S. Customs Service charged French adventurer Gerald d'Aboville after he brought his 26-foot rowboat into port at Ilwaco, Wash. D'Aboville was completing a four-month solo Pacific crossing and had no money.

[Thumb Up]To marathoner Al Waquie, five-time winner of the Empire State Building run, for slogging 12 miles through waist-deep snow near Santa Fe, N.Mex., to get help for the four other members of his stranded hunting party.

[Thumb Down]To Michigan state legislator Dominic Jacobetti, for not supporting a resolution of tribute for Magic Johnson, saying, "I don't like people who have AIDS."

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