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I did it!  

I did it!

Swimming across the Mississippi River

September 25th 2001
It was a great feeling when I finished swimming across the Mississippi River, to fulfill my to-do-list-before-I-die. Even though it was at the Headwaters, MN, where the Mississippi River is only about 30 feet wide, but of course I did "Swim across the Mississippi River" (check). The Mississippi Headwaters is located in the Itasca State Park under the Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources. Ther ... read more
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