Update 26 June 2018: Fort Lauderdale’s Parks, Recreation and Beaches Advisory Board voted to withdraw its support of the marker.
I recently stumbled on Wendy Lawrence’s 1978 article about Nyad’s first Cuba-Florida attempt: “The Sea Spoils a Dream.” My favorite bit is the photo below. It shows Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona and others at the end of the adventure.
Some other things we’ve been doing here at the Annex:
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