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Perspective - January 30, 2009

Town that knows how

Danville did itself proud Saturday with the celebration to welcome home resident Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who landed US Airways flight 1549 on the Hudson River after its two engines failed. Thousands of people converged on the lovely lush Town Green and Front Street, which was closed off, to honor his heroic deeds in the landing and in proceeding to make sure that all 155 passengers made it to safety.

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