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A Long Swim Team

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Doug McConnell in the Molokai Channel where he swam for 16 hours 3 minutes over 49.3 km in turbulent conditions between Molokai Island and Oahu Island

A Long Swim Team is a series of marathon swims by Doug McConnell in order to raise funds for the Les Turner ALS Foundation. McConnell has raised US$200,000 to date for the Les Turner ALS Foundation, which funds groundbreaking research at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, one of the top ALS research laboratories in the world. On the day that Doug finished his English Channel crossing, Northwestern made a breakthrough announcement of the discovery of the common cause of all forms of ALS, and has accelerated its pace of discoveries since then.

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