'Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.'
— Cicero (106-43 BC)
RIDING THE WHALE Tethered to the massive hull of the USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624), a photographer's mate videotapes SEAL operations off the coast of Puerto Rico in 1991.
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