Photo blog: Diana Nyad's swim
After a near-death experience when being stung nine times by poisonous box jellyfish last year -- once on the tongue for good measure -- you would think a swimmer would be hesitant to enter those same waters. But most swimmers aren't Diana Nyad.
The 64-year-old realized her dream in her fifth attempt to swim the 100-plus-mile stretch from Cuba to Key West. Accompanied by a 50-person crew on two sailboats who monitor her health, the weather and those critters that lie below, it took ...
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