"Deadliest Catch" Captain Phil Harris Dies

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    Discovery Mourns the Loss of Captain Phil Harris

    Deadliest Catch : Discovery Channel
     
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    This is sad! :(
    I am sure his son's are heartbroken, you could always tell that they loved him a lot.
     
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    Yeah, I agree. When I read the update the other day where he was telling the doctors "Don't Fuck up" with all of his trademark bluntness, I thought he was going to come through the stroke okay. :(
     
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    I didn't even hear he had a stroke! :(
    Isn't it Opilio season right now?
    I hope his crew makes it through the season, and I feel for his family. I thought he was hilarious.
     
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    Yup it is opie season. He was offloading the catch ( I assume cameras may have been there) and had a massive stroke-- found him in his state room. Life-flighted him and then did a 12 hour surgery and put him in a medically induced coma for a day or two. All was said to be going okay then this tonight.
     
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    Here, sorry, an article to the back story if you will:


    'Deadliest Catch' star Phil Harris is currently in hospital after suffering a stroke while unloading his boat.

    Read more: 'Deadliest Catch' star Phil Harris, captain of Cornelia Marie, suffers stroke while unloading boat





    'Deadliest Catch' Captain Phil Harris woke up from a medically induced coma on Tuesday, TMZ is reporting.

    Sons Jake and Josh Harris told TMZ their dad "showed some good signs of improvement."



    Read more: 'Deadliest Catch' Captain Phil Harris out of medically induced coma: report
     
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    He probably had another stroke.

    Thanks for all the info.
     
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    You're welcome. Have a good night.
     
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    YOu too! :D
     
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    "Sea-Fever"

    I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
    And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
    And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking,
    And a grey mist on the sea's face, and a grey dawn breaking.

    I must down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
    Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
    And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
    And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

    I must down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life,
    To the gull's way and the whale's way where the wind's like a whetted knife;
    And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover
    And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick's over.

    By John Masefield (1878-1967).
    (English Poet Laureate, 1930-1967.)

    RIP...
     

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