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U.S. swimmer Diana Nyad plays a trumpet and points to Florida before starting her swim as people from the local nautical club hold a Cuban and U.S. flag behind her in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. Endurance athlete Nyad launched another bid Saturday to set an open-water record by swimming from Havana to the Florida Keys without a protective shark cage. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Diana Nyad ends historic swim

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was pulled from the water on Aug. 21, ending her historic Cuba-to-Florida swim. Nyad was attempting to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.