Holiday Special: How Diana Nyad Overcooked Her “Family Thanksgiving”

Nyad almost made it through an entire article without lying. For Diana, though, truth is never enough.

Last Wednesday, Diana tweeted about the joyous Thanksgiving she spent in Connecticut with her partner Bonnie’s family:

I  saw the tweet 40 minutes after Nyad posted it. Too late — she had already deleted the article. (The original tweet remains as of this writing.)

I can think of a few reasons why she might have removed her piece on Wednesday. One possibility: she thought better of posting about Thanksgiving before it happened. Another: she felt her article lacked a certain je ne sais quoi typical of the rest of her handiwork. If so, she added that the next day.

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