Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Deaf swimmer makes another attempt to cross Lake Ontario, set record

By Jeff Lagerquist

2017 Brenda LussierDozens gathered at a rocky beach in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ont. on Sunday to support Brenda Lussier’s third attempt at swimming across Lake Ontario. They clapped and cheered as she waded into the water and took her first few strokes.

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But the Guelph, Ont. native paid them no mind. Partly because she was focused on getting a good start to a swim that could take 24 hours to complete, but mostly because she’s deaf.

Read more & view video: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/deaf-swimmer-makes-another-attempt-to-cross-lake-ontario-set-record-1.3544308?autoPlay=true

Source: CTV News

*Photo courtesy of Silent Swim.

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