The Entire World
Our Bob Manry made it! I
His unprecedented voyage across the Atlan- | -o£- a ship has kept his T.^ake. i-
tic in a tiny slip-
County community agog the whole summer.
When the red - sailed Tinkerbelle went un¬ sighted for a week, was there anyone who wasn't-worried? With a man and boat squarely in the path of a gale, it looked especially grim.
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.uled t^w fantastic seamanship. .,^
Our Bob Manry. Yes, we claim him, too. "The rest of the world«— not just Willowick, tnr Cleveland, or its newspapers and television stations — has a piece of him, also. If you have had the impression that only northeastern Ohio and a little seaport in England were interested in Manry's exploits, please be disabused right now.
The man has been front - page international news fo' weeks.
Editor & Publisher, the weekly trade magazine- of the newspaper business, recently termed the Maiiry saga the best summer story in yeais.
WHAT COULD HA'VE BEEN more gripping, yet
more sustaineit. over a long period-,of-^jyaaifJIjaB the-
daily reports <tn his progress — fn^-^ il|#4P4WN' tHh"-
sences from the seeking eyes of ^'
Those days of futile search fo
of gloom, over all of us.
.After continuous fare of esqal^ttnf'trustrafion'"
ViPt Nam, of civil rights strifei jn^iinting to a
where more American hves were lost in one day on
the streets ol Los Angeles than jn any single day of
Southeast Asian jungle warfare, we looked forward to
those happy heSjllmes on Manry's position.
And now the Manry story has culminated In the
happiest headline of all: he made it. He conquered the
: ocean alone.
Alone? Only in the technical sense. .All the ".\orld sailed with him in* the age - old ': st,-i,ggle of man against the sea.