Thursday, July 15, 2010

Redemption Day - in memory of Captain Phil Harris

This song was used to great effect
in marking the passing of Captain Phil Harris:

The crabbers on Deadliest Catch are, in many ways, quintessential Americans -- imperfect (as we are all) but ultimately very admirable (much like Johnny Cash).

Captain Phil Harris was just that (and so much more).

Like most fans of the show, I felt I had come to know and love Captain Phil.

I mourn his passing and I feel enriched for having had just a tiny glimpse into the life of this admirable American man, his family and his friends.

I believe the producers of Deadliest Catch were tasteful in how they covered this most intimate of family moments.

Godspeed Captain Phil -- best wishes to his sons Jake and Josh.

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