She just loves the water

Shades of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel at the age of 19. She did it in 1926 and it took her 14 hours and 34 minutes to complete her 21 mile swim and got the nickname, Queen of the Waves, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. Sixteen year old Vera Rivard, who hails from Springfield, NH, was hindered by the tides when she made her channel…

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