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Living - March 6, 2009

Team Hydro braves the Bay

Danville brothers do Alcatraz swim against hydrocephalus to help their sister

by Peter Finlayson

I chose not to think about John Paul Scott as I leapt off a ferry and into the Bay at Alcatraz Island last summer. Scott is the only Alcatraz inmate ever to have successfully swum to the mainland. Upon reaching the beach, however, he collapsed from exhaustion and hypothermia; he was recaptured a few hours later when they found him still unconscious on the shore.

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