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“Boo-Hoo” for Diana Nyad

OldMexicanblog Wrote: Aug 25, 2012 10:44 AM
Re: Phd3, -- He imagines some pre-castro paradise where the masses trolloped through the daisies singing lalala.-- Whatever it was, it had a higher standard of living than many Latin American countries up to 1961. Now it's one of the POOREST. That's for everything, Fidelito!

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...