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AUDIO: Andrea Phillips Interview

AUDIO: Andrea Phillips Interview
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Richard and Andrea Coggio Phillips, married since 1987, at their home in Underhill, Vermont. After he'd arrived safely home, "I couldn't leave," Phillips says. "When I'd sleep, she'd have a hand on me."

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Richard and Andrea Coggio Phillips, married since 1987, at their home in Underhill, Vermont. After he’d arrived safely home, “I couldn’t leave,” Phillips says. “When I’d sleep, she’d have a hand on me.”

Yankee‘s interview with Captain Richard Phillips
Audio Interview: Captain Phillips


Captain Richard Phillips jokes that his wife, Andrea, had it harder at home than he did with the pirates. He may be right. In this interview with Yankee editor Mel Allen, Andrea Phillips describes the bonds of love and faith that kept her connected to her husband during the ordeal and the moment when she finally heard his voice on the phone.

Click here for transcript of Yankee‘s interview with Andrea Phillips

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AUDIO: Andrea Phillips Interview (5:56 minutes)

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One Response to AUDIO: Andrea Phillips Interview

  1. Jeanette Cook April 11, 2014 at 12:27 am #

    My husband was a merchant marine I was always hate ing when he would leave u r a strong woman to me I love the movie and the book to but I’m sad to say my Husband pass away last July just wanted to say this to u God Bless u Both

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