WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17: Chesley Sullenberger poses for a photo before he is awarded the Officier Award at the French Ambassador's Residence on December 17, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17: Chesley Sullenberger poses for a photo before he is awarded the Officier Award at the French Ambassador's Residence on December 17, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images) less 
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