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September 2nd, 2013
09:42 PM ET

Diana Nyad completes historic Cuba-to-Florida swim

Diana Nyad stumbled to shore Monday after a 103 mile swim from Cuba to Florida. The 64-year-old endurance swimmer says she's dreamt for decades about making the trip through shark infested waters.

'Never, ever give up:' Diana Nyad completes historic Cuba-to-Florida swim

It took her 53 hours, and she did it without flippers or a wet suit and she is the first person to do it without a cage to protect her from all those sharks.

OutFront: Dr. Sanjay Gupta.


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