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“Boo-Hoo” for Diana Nyad

ftorres Wrote: Aug 25, 2012 10:39 AM
Re: Donjindra, -- but at least she has a goal -- Yep, and so did all those Cubans that drowned in its pursuit.

Apparently the most tragic event in the Florida straits over the past fifty years involves recreational swimmer Diana Nyad getting stung by a jellyfish.

From CNN to ABC, from NBC to CBS, from Reuters to the AP, from the Washington Post to the New York Times, it was “all Diana Nyad all the time” the past week. The swimmer failed on her fourth attempt to swim from Stalinist Cuba to Key West, was pulled from the water and has been featured and feted in print and on video practically non-stop ever since. If only Sir Edmund Hillary, Neil Armstrong and...