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Swimmers dive in for cancer

by LiLi Tan
Aug 09, 2012


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Cancer survivor Grace Waller embarks on her first open-water swim at the 25th annual Swim Across America. The non-profit organization invites Olympic swimmers to host its annual Chicago swim, which benefits cancer research at Rush University Medical Center. Find out how Waller almost lost her leg, but never let cancer keep her from the sport she loves.