Diana Nyad Historical Marker

UPDATE (6/26): Fort Lauderdale’s Parks, Recreation and Beaches Advisory Board voted to withdraw its support of the marker.

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Annex Update: “The Sea Spoils a Dream,” Nyad Rakes in the Spoils, and a Runt Spoils for a Fight

From “The Sea Spoils a Dream.” Story and photos by Wendy Lawrence, Vassar Quarterly, fall, 1978.

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 to the right. It shows 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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