Swim Shows 60s 'Not Too Late' For Goals

Brian Lord
August 08, 2011

Brian Lord

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Below is a recent article from cnn.com on Diana Nyad's Cuba-to-Florida swim. Diana's 103 mile swim began Sunday night at 7:45pm ET and will take an estimated 60 hours.

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