Images from Diana Nyad’s Marathon Manhattan Swim

Photos from Diana Nyad's 48-hour marathon swim in Herald Square Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Nyad is swimming to raise money for Sandy relief efforts

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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour marathon swim event in New York's Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
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Long distance swimmer Diana Nyad warms up Tuesday before for her 48-hour non-stop swim to help victims of Sandy in a pool set up in Herald Square.
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Diana Nyad's jellyfish-proof face mask worn during her 53-hour swim from Cuba to Florida.
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Eleven-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte swims with Diana Nyad during her 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday in Herald Square.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, poses for photos before beginning a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
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Long distance swimmer Diana Nyad in mid-stoke Tuesday during her 48-hour non-stop swim to benefit victims of Sandy in a pool set up in Herald Square.
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Joe Manganiello attends long distance swimmer Diana Nyad's 48-hour non-stop swim benefiting victims of Sandy in a pool set up in Herald Square Tuesday.
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Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte concludes his swim with Diana Nyad during her 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday in Herald Square.
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Swimmer Diana Nyad's team prepares food and hydration as she attempts a 48-hour non-stop swim benefitting victims of Sandy in a pool set up in Herald Square.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR P&G - Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad stretches before starting her 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday in Herald Square.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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Comedian Michael Ian Black serves as honorary lifeguard during long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad's 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday in Herald Square. The swim is raising funds for AmeriCares, a non-profit relief organization, with P&G brands such as Duracell, Tide and Secret underwriting the production costs to maximize the funds donated.
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World long distance swimmer Diana Nyad begins her 48-hour non-stop swim to help victims of Hurricane Sandy in a pool set up in Herald Square Tuesday. Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida in 53 hours in September.
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World long distance swimmer Diana Nyad prepares for her 48-hour non-stop swim to help victims of Hurricane Sandy in a pool set up in front of Macy's Herald Square Tuesday. Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida in 53 hours in September 2013.
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World long distance swimmer Diana Nyad in swims with a New York Firefighter volunteer during her 48-hour non-stop swim to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy in a pool set up in front of Herald Square Tuesday.
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Long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad stretches before starting her 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Tuesday in Herald Square. The swim is raising funds for AmeriCares, a non-profit relief organization, with P&G brands such as Duracell, Tide and Secret underwriting the production costs to maximize the funds donated.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, greets the media before beginning a continuous 48-hour marathon swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, smiles as she warms up before beginning a continuous 48-hour swim event in New York's Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Tuesday.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Tuesday.
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Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour marathon swim event in New York's Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Sandy recovery efforts, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
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Actress Nikki Reed and Diana Nyad talk at the end of the pool during 'Swim for Relief' in Herald Square Wednesday.
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"Today" show anchor Natalie Morales poses with Diana Nyad during a 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Sandy recovery efforts Wednesday in Herald Square.
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Diana Nyad stops momentarily to be fed during her 48-hour non-stops 'Swim for Relief' for Sandy recovery Wednesday.
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Diana Nyad and Richard Simmons prepare to swim during "Swim for Relief" benefiting Sandy recovery Wednesday.
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Fitness personality Richard Simmons, left, celebrates the end of his swim with Diana Nyad halfway through her 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Sandy recovery efforts Wednesday.
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Fitness personality Richard Simmons displays the swim cap he is auctioning to raise funds for Diana Nyad's 48-hour "Swim for Relief" supporting Sandy recovery efforts Wednesday.
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Actress Nikki Reed hugs long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad during her 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts Wednesday.
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"Today" show anchor Natalie Morales poses in her Olympic swimsuit before joining long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad in her 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief" to support Sandy recovery efforts Wednesday in Herald Square.
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Distance Swimmer Diana Nyad swims in a 40-meter pool, constructed in Herald Square during an attempt to swim for 48 hours straight to support victims of Sandy Tuesday.
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