Sport: Twin Swims

Hands cupped, legs working in piston fashion, a pair of girl twins, whose age totals 28, propelled their monotonous way through the murky waters of lower New York Bay last week. At Battery Park, abode of the homeless, mecca of excursionists, they were fished out, their wet hands wrung, their likenesses caught by cameramen, their feat lauded. For 38 miles, for 7 hrs. 41 min., they had inched a zigzag course from Sandy Hook. To eschew a tide they headed eight miles out to sea, were met by another strong tide in the harbor. "We could swim back again the...

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