Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

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Diana Nyad’s dream was to swim from Cuba to Florida. She failed when she was 28, then retired, and at age 60, decided to try again. A new Netflix film tells her story.

‘She's not afraid to want something desperately’: Understanding Diana Nyad’s complexity

Diana Nyad’s dream was to swim from Cuba to Florida. She failed when she was 28, then retired, and at age 60, decided to try again. A new Netflix film tells her story.

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‘Wild Life’: A love story, on and off camera

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