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On  Tuesday, December 14, 1999 2:54 AM, Carl G. Heinzl, wrote:
 
> > >The Australian marathon swimmer, Suzie Maroney, swam from the Yucatan
> > >peninsula to Cuba earlier this year!  That's because us Ozzies are poor
and
> > >try and budget our travel costs!  :-)
 
> Oh - how long did she take to do that?
 
I don't know!  All that I can now recall was the fact that Castro feted
her - and gave her a cigar! :-)
 
I know that on her first - aborted - attempt to swim between Cuba and
Florida, in 1997,  she was plucked out of the water after nearly 39-hours
because she was suffering from sea-sickness.
 
Strike