53 hours in water - level 1
An American woman swims from Cuba to Florida. It is not easy. It is 110 miles (177 kilometres) from Cuba to Florida.
The woman's way is dangerous. There are sharks in the water. She has no protection.
She gets to Florida. It takes her 53 hours. She is very tired but she is happy. People welcome her. They are happy, too.
The woman is strong. She tells people that they can do anything.
Difficult words: dangerous (not safe), protection (something that makes you safe).
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