Diana Nyad: A Swimmer Battles the Elements
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Be Fiercely Bold
"Instead of staying on the couch for a lifetime and letting this precious time go by, why not be bold," she said before departing from Havana on August 18. "Be fiercely bold, and go out and chase your dreams."
Post-swim, she told the NewsHour's Margaret Warner: "it's going to take a Herculean effort to leave it behind."