Handley graduate is a ship’s best friend

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Posted: February 12, 2014

The Winchester Star

Steven R. Osborn
In January, the 40-year-old Polar Star, an icebreaker, was called to the aid of two ships — a Russian vessel and a Chinese rescue ship — that were stuck in Antarctic sea ice. The ships, however, were able to free themselves before the ship arrived.

WINCHESTER — A 2005 Handley High School graduate knows how to break the ice, but not in the traditional sense.

Steven R. Osborn, 26, joined the Coast Guard on Jan. 31, 2006, because he wanted to save…

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