Hemingway's boat captain still the old man, as anyone (willing to pay) can see

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Gregorio Fuentes2 face="arial,helvetica">Gregorio Fuentes of Cojimar, Cuba, claims to have been the inspiration for Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. Fuentes, now 101, was the longtime captain of Hemingway's fishing boat, Pilar.