Pat Gallant-Charette, 66, takes 18 hours to swim across English Channel

Pat Gallant-Charette, 66, takes 18 hours to swim across English Channel

A 66-year-old from the United States has become the oldest woman to swim across the English Channel.

Pat Gallant-Charette battled lower-than-expected water temperatures, difficulty keeping her food down and a jellyfish sting on her face. She wrote on her blog that she also saw a large dorsal fin that turned out to be a sunfish, not a shark.

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Honey, I’m not old!

You’re only as young as you feel, and no one knows this better than Seattle resident Albertha Dorsey. Albertha is 93-years young and living proof that how we perceive age can have a profound impact on how we actually grow old.