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FLASHBACK FRIDAY – LIFE MAGAZINE DECEMBER 12, 1960

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Yes, believe it or not, this was a 4 page story in LIFE Magazine more than sixty years ago when I first swam the Hellespont.  I repeated the swim twelve years later for my book, The Adventurer’s GuideYou can see the whole LIFE story here.  Quite an adventure for a 16 year-old kid.  (Glimpses of Our Breathtaking World #121 Photo ©Jack Wheeler)