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When Diane Struble swam Lake George

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

How many of you still remember Diane Struble?

In August 1958, the 25-year-old single mother of three young girls became the first person to swim the length of Lake George. It caused a sensation that drew thousands and landed her on national TV.

Nearly 60 years later, the Lake George Historical Association commemorates the feat with a new exhibit at its museum at 290 …

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