Ricci Shryock for NPR
Years of captaining a ship at the Atlantic Ocean have formed Pape Dieye’s calm and reassuring presence.
He’s unafraid of competitive, mountain-like waves. He does not want GPS. He can steer a ship in the dead of night of the evening the usage of not anything however the moon and the celebrities. He can inform how deep the water is just by its colour.
His enjoy has grew to become him right into a extremely wanted captain in Senegal’s underground industry of taking migrants to Europe by means of boat.
Many of us have begged him, however he tells NPR why he at all times refuses.
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