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Diana Nyad Makes Another Attempt To Swim The Florida Straits Without Shark Cage

KEY WEST, FL - AUGUST 21: In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is helped to shore and welcomed by her team after swimming a short distance from a support boat August 21, 2012 in Key West, Florida. Nyad failed in a fourth attempt to complete a swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba to the Florida Keys. (Photo by Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

Diana Nyad's incredible swim from Cuba to Florida

On her fifth try, Diana Nyad

became the first person to swims

from Cuba to Florida without the protection of a shark cage. She reached

the Key West shore on Monday, Sept. 2, about 53 hours after she began

her swim from Havana.