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FILE - This Aug. 18, 2012 file photo shows Diana Nyad adjusting her swimming cap as a woman applies a protective ointment to her skin as she prepares to jump into the water and start her swim to Florida from Havana, Cuba. Her goal of swimming from Cuba to Florida appearing elusive, Nyad was out of the water Tuesday morning, Aug. 21, 2012, being checked by doctors on a boat and discussing whether she could return to a fourth day of swimming. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

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