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Diana Nyad Swims from Cuba to Florida.

This 64-year-old made a historic swim.

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    Us long-distance swimmer diana nyad gestures at the ernest hemmingway international nautical club in havana before her new attempt to swim from havana to florida, on august 18, 2011. veteran us endurance swimmer diana nyad announced that she will try for the fourth time to swim the treacherous waters from cuba to florida without a shark cage afp photo/adalberto roque (photo credit should read adalberto roque/afp/gettyimages)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad (c) plays a bugle preparing for her departure from the ernest hemingway nautical club in havana on august 18, 2012 . veteran us endurance swimmer diana nyad announced that she will try to swim the treacherous waters from cuba to florida without a shark cage. afp photo/adalberto roque (photo credit should read adalberto roque/afp/gettyimages)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad (r) gestures before her departure from the ernest hemingway nautical club in havana on august 18, 2012 . veteran us endurance swimmer diana nyad announced that she will try to swim the treacherous waters from cuba to florida without a shark cage. afp photo/adalberto roque (photo credit should read adalberto roque/afp/gettyimages)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad (l) prepares for her departure from the ernest hemingway nautical club in havana on august 18, 2012 . veteran us endurance swimmer diana nyad announced that she will try to swim the treacherous waters from cuba to florida without a shark cage. afp photo/adalberto roque (photo credit should read adalberto roque/afp/gettyimages)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad gestures during a press conference held at the ernest hemingway nautical club in havana on august 30, 2013. diana plans to swim from havana to florida in a three-day non-stop attempt scheduled for tomorrow. afp photo/yamil lage (photo credit should read yamil lage/afp/getty images)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad gestures during a press conference held at the ernest hemingway nautical club in havana on august 30, 2013. diana plans to swim from havana to florida in a three-day non-stop attempt scheduled for tomorrow. afp photo/yamil lage (photo credit should read yamil lage/afp/getty images)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad waves before attempting to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from havana to florida at the ernest hemingway nautical club, in havana on august 31, 2013. afp photo/yamil lage (photo credit should read yamil lage/afp/getty images)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad (r) gets ready to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from havana to florida at the ernest hemingway nautical club, in havana on august 31, 2013. afp photo/yamil lage (photo credit should read yamil lage/afp/getty images)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad (c) delivers a speech at ernest hemingway nautical club, in havana on august 31, 2013, before her attempt to swim from havana to florida in a three-day non-stop journey. afp photo/yamil lage (photo credit should read yamil lage/afp/getty images)

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    Us swimmer diana nyad begins her attempt to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from havana to florida at the ernest hemingway nautical club, in havana on august 31, 2013. afp photo/yamil lage (photo credit should read yamil lage/afp/getty images)

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