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Fergal Keane talks to people who have taken risks and made sacrifices to stand up for what they believe in.
How does it feel to come under armed attack by Somali pirates when you know you are days away from any kind of protection? Peter Stapleton knows. He was master of the cargo ship Boularibank when it was targeted by pirates at the entrance to the Gulf of Aden. Aside from cargo and crew, he was also carrying eleven passengers, including his wife. Peter Stapleton tells Fergal Keane how he managed to repel the boarders.
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