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Too many celebrities, not enough heroes

Posted: March 16, 2014 at 2:55 a.m.

Tom Hanks (center), widely regarded as the most trusted man in America, is shown in a scene from Captain Phillips, where he plays a heroic real-life merchant mariner who is not nearly as well known.

Is Tom Hanks more or less worthy of our admiration than the man he portrays in Captain Phillips?

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Perspective, Pages 79 on 03/16/2014

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