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People attend a ceremony on January 9, 2013 in the central Somali region of Adado where one of Somalia's most notorious pirate leaders, Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as 'Afweyne' or 'Big Mouth', announced that he was retiring after years of terrorizing the Indian Ocean, generating millions of dollars in ransoms from seized ships. Afweyne did not provide a reason for his decision to quit piracy. AFP PHOTO - Abdi Hussein (Photo credit should read Abdi Hussein/AFP/Getty Images)
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People attend a ceremony on January 9, 2013 in the central Somali region of Adado where one of Somalia's most notorious pirate leaders, Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as 'Afweyne' or 'Big Mouth', announced that he was retiring after years of terrorizing the Indian Ocean, generating millions of dollars in ransoms from seized ships. Afweyne did not provide a reason for his decision to quit piracy. AFP PHOTO - Abdi Hussein (Photo credit should read Abdi Hussein/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 09, 2013
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