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Sully broadcast heading up Rose Bowl parade

Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger of Danville, the hero of the Hudson shown here with his wife Lorrie, was grand marshal of this morning's Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, which draws a crowd of 1 million people. On television, the parade is viewed by Americans across the country as well as in more than 200 international territories and countries.

This year's parade theme was "A Cut Above the Rest," to pay tribute to everyday heroes. Sully also will toss the coin for the 96th Rose Bowl game, which begins at 2:10 p.m. and features the Ohio State Buckeyes vs. the Oregon Ducks.

— Dolores Fox Ciardelli

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Posted by shelzxxx
a resident of another community
on Jan 1, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Good Luck DUCKS!!!!!!


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Posted by Kathryn
a resident of another community
on Jan 1, 2010 at 3:26 pm

Go Ohio State. University where my Father, a Naval Officer, and my Mother met!


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Posted by Gunslinger
a resident of Danville
on Jan 5, 2010 at 6:41 am

There's not a celebrity in the world I'd rather live close to. I'm so proud to think that Sullys from this area. He is an inspiration of a caliber that few others can be. God bless Sully!


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Posted by Greg
a resident of Danville
on Jan 5, 2010 at 7:19 pm

Congrats Sully, You looked great out there. I'll bet that was a blast. Thanks for being an inspiration for Danville. Your a true HERO and a class act. I don't care what that mean lady says about you!


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