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Published September 04, 2013, 12:00 AM

Diana Nyad


United States endurance swimmer Diana Nyad talks to the media, during a press conference in Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. She said the biggest challenge was swallowing large amounts of seawater, which made her vomit often. The 64-year-old is the first swimmer to make the 110-mile (177-kilometer) journey without a shark cage. She appeared refreshed and invigorated less than 24 hours after arriving dazed and sunburned, with lips swollen, in Florida. Her swim lasted 53 hours, with pauses for nourishment. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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