Distance Swimmer Diana Nyad Attempts To Swim In Pool For 48 Hours In Manhattan's Herald Square

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Distance Swimmer Diana Nyad hugs a volunteer swim partner from the... News PhotoDiana Nyad,Effort,Embracing,Fire Department of the City of New York,Herald Square,Horizontal,Human Interest,Hurricane Sandy,New York City,Position,Swimming,Swimming Pool,Time,USA,Victim,VolunteerPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 08: Distance Swimmer Diana Nyad (R) hugs a volunteer swim partner from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) during an attempt to swim for 48 hours straight in a constructed 40-meter pool in Herald Square, to support victims of Hurricane Sandy on October 8, 2013 in New York City. In August 2013 Nyad, age 64, swam non-stop from Florida to Cuba without a shark cage, a distance of approximately 110 miles, in approximately 53 hours. Nyad will swim with partners throughout the 48 hour challenge, and will be visited by various athletes and celebrities, too. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)