HEROES: The One That Got Away

Lobstermen and fishermen of Provincetown, Mass, agreed last week that 17-year-old Frank Cabral Jr. would be a famous man until he died. The boy and his father headed seaward at 5 one morning in a 30-ft. powerboat with two dories in tow. They came back with a breathless tale.

When they had anchored the powerboat, taken to the dories and headed for their lobster pots, they spotted Willie, a local Provincetown whale. And Willie, who had never done anything but chase mackerel and show off, headed straight for Frank Jr.'s boat.

"He hit...

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