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NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 2013
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(Studio: Natalie Morales) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Key West, Florida: Kerry Sanders) 64-year-old long distance swimmer Diana Nyad’s historic swim from Cuba to Florida featured; scenes shown of her swimming in the ocean, arriving on the beach in Key West, the illuminated streamer she followed; details given about her previous attempts, beginning in 1978; details given about how she was protected from jellyfish; map shown. [NYAD – says never give up, you’re never too old to chase your dreams, and it looks like a solitary sport but it’s a team effort.] [Voice of team MEMBER – says we witnessed it ourselves and we can’t believe it.] [MAN – reacts.]

Morales, Natalie;
Sanders, Kerry

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