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Young Woman and the Sea
- How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World
- By: Glenn Stout
- Narrated by: Andrea Gallo
- Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
In 1926, before skirt lengths inched above the knee and before anyone was ready to accept that a woman could test herself physically, a plucky American teenager named Trudy Ederle captured the imagination of the world when she became the first woman to swim the English Channel. It was, and still is, a feat more incredible and uncommon than scaling Mount Everest. Upon her return to the United States, "Trudy of America" became the most famous woman in the world. And just as quickly, she disappeared from the public eye.
Love this truly inspiring story!!
- By LOC on 07-05-17
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