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Photo: Gary Friedman/ Los Angeles Times -- Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and wife Lorrie at the Rose Parade in Pasadena on January 1, 2010

ShowBiz Bits

 Lindsay Lohan’s brother speaks out Reports are out that troubled Actress, Lindsay Lohan, has voluntarily entered rehab. This will be the fifth time around for Lohan. Her brother, Michael Lohan Jr., says his sister is “fully committed” to making rehab work this time.  Also, he blamed Lohan’s past failures at getting clean on “leeches” in her social circle. More on the People website. Heroic pilot’s story optioned by Hollywood producers   Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s incredible story is going to be a movie. Captain Sully became a hero on January 15, 2009,... Read More →

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Hero pilot of “Miracle on the Hudson” tells his story

Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger is the airline pilot with the nerves of steel who landed that crippled jetliner on the Hudson River last January. You might remember, that shortly after take-off  U.S. Airways Flight 1549 encountered a flock of geese over Manhattan. The geese knocked out all the engines. Quick thinking Captain “Sully” flew the airline like a glider and touched down safely on the river. Big time publisher William Morrow reportedly paid over three million dollars for the hero pilot’s memoir. Now the publisher has announced a 350-thousand copy first-printing... Read More →

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