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Stinging disappointment for Diana Nyad

Updated: August 25, 2012, 11:40 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson

Diana Nyad awoke Thursday morning in a fog, which was decidedly better than how she began the week, but immediately she began to cry.

"It's almost like if your dog died and you just came home after you had to put him down and you're in this otherworldly state because you can't believe this is happening, and then you look over and see one of his toys," said the legendary endurance swimmer, whose fourth attempt to swim 103 miles from Cuba to Florida ended prematurely Tuesday, the ...

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