Sport: First Mother

Into the inky waters at Cape Gris-Nez plunged a daughter of the Vikings, a man from Egypt, an Englishman. It was 11:32 p. m. Three hours later the Egyptian collapsed. The next afternoon the Englishman gave up one mile from the Shakespeare Cliffs at Dover. At 3:10 p. m. the daughter of the Vikings stumbled on the sands of Dover beach, collapsed. She was the first mother to swim the English Channel. Her time was an hour slower than Gertrude Ederle's. Mrs. Corson (nee Amelia Gade) revived, told the crowd around her: "I was...

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