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August 6, 1926

“To me, the sea is like a person – like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea, I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there.” Gertrude Ederle

Gertrude Ederle swims across the English Channel, becoming the first woman to do so.

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Link to Photo Credit: Gertrude Ederle

 

 

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