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PBS NewsHour | Nyad Ends Marathon Cuba-Florida Swim, Endures Storms | PBS

Duration: 07:28
Program: PBS NewsHour #10437
Broadcast Date: Aug. 21, 2012

Diana Nyad, a 62-year-old swimmer, made her fourth attempt at swimming the distance between Cuba and Florida in order to become the first person to do so without a shark cage. She made it about halfway before being plucked out of the water for her safety. Margaret Warner talks to Nyad about her historic, final effort.

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Post Date: August 21, 2012