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Find a Way

Diana Nyad

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Hillary Clinton said that Find a Way would stay with her through the general election: "When you're facing big challenges in your life, you can think about Diana Nyad getting attacked by the lethal sting of box jellyfishes. And nearly anything else seems doable in comparison." On September 2, 2013, at the age of sixty-four, Diana Nyad emerged onto the sands of Key West after swimming 111 miles, nation to nation, Cuba to Florida, in an epic feat of both endurance and human will, in fifty-three hours. Diana carried three poignant messages on her way across this stretch of shark-infested waters, and she spoke them to the crowd in her moment of final triumph: 1. Never, ever give up. 2. You're never too old to chase your dreams. 3. It looks like a solitary sport, but it's a Team. Millions of people around the world cheered this maverick on, moved by her undeniable tenacity to be the first to make the historic crossing without the aid of a shark cage. At the end of her magnificent journey, after thirty-five years and four crushing failures, the public found hope in Diana's perseverance. They were inspired by her mantra-find a way-that led her to realize a dream in her sixties that had eluded her as a young champion in peak form. In Find a Way, Diana engages us with a unique, passionate story of this heroic adventure and the extraordinary life experiences that have served to carve her unwavering spirit. Diana was a world champion in her twenties, setting the record for swimming around Manhattan Island, along with other ocean-swim achievements, all of which rendered her a star at the time. Back then, she made the first attempt at the Mount Everest of swims, the Cuba Swim, but after forty-two hours and seventy-nine miles she was blown desperately off course. Her dream unfulfilled, she didn't swim another stroke for three decades. Why, at sixty-four, was she able to achieve what she could not at thirty? How did her dramatic failures push her to success? What inner resources did Diana draw on during her long days an

Language:

English

Length:

12h 17m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

00:19


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:04


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:29


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:07


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:59


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:52


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:47


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:00


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:21


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:41


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:24


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:44


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:28


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:17


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:24


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:48


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:20


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:04


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:34


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

09:03


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

08:14


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:51


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

09:07


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:57


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:11


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:16


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:57


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:44


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:40


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:21


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:05


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:31


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:11


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:41


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:11


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:39


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:14


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:12


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:25


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:30


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:44


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:01


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:24


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:05


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:08


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:25


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:35


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:24


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:22


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:53


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:23


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:07


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

08:27


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:03


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:02


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:07


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:56


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:33


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

09:08


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:11


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:29


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:57


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:40


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:59


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:45


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

08:23


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:26


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:57


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:32


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

09:04


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

08:40


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

08:21


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

08:32


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:00


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:43


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:26


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:32


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:49


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:07


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:51


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

08:55


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

07:50


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:28


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:52


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:54


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

06:45


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

07:01


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:20


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:22


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:20


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

07:22


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:10


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

09:16


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

08:15


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

07:42


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

07:21


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

08:35


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

06:50


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

00:34