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Dr. Harry Huffaker Humbly Accepts Honor At United Nations

Dr. Harry Huffaker gave a terrific acceptance speech at the United Nations where he was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.

The famed Hawaiian Islands marathon swimming pioneer gave a lesson in humility, perseverance and courage as he summarized his career from his days at the University of Michigan to the shores of Dover. Honored for his solo swims between the islands of Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii and for helping others en route, Dr. Huffaker is an example of all that is admirable and unique in the sport.

Photo courtesy of Skip Storch.

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