VIDEO Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad talks about new purpose battling child abuse

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by CYNTHIA IZAGUIRRE

WFAA

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 5:42 PM

In 2013, on her fifth attempt and at age 64, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad successfully fulfilled her lifelong dream of completing the 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida.

She stopped by News 8 Wednesday as she came through Dallas to serve as keynote speaker for the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center's 7th annual luncheon. Nyad shared the personal story that made her want to join the cause.

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