Diana Nyad's historic swim | Mon., Sept. 2, 2013

  • Diana Nyad swims the last few strokes into Smathers Beach to complete her historic crossing from Havana to Key West. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Diana Nyad told the crowd to "never give up" after she finished her historic 110-mile swim from Havana to Key West. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Diana Nyad walks the last few feet of her 110-mile swim from Havana to Key West as she is cheered from the beach and water by nearly 2,000 people. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Diana Nyad completes the last few steps of her 110-mile swim from Havana to Key West. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Diana Nyad is met by trainer Bonnie Stoll as she finished her 110-mile historic swim from Havana to Key West. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Diana Nyad gets a hug from her trainer Bonnie Stoll as she steps onto land for the first time in nearly 53 hours. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Diana Nyad gets a hug from her trainer Bonnie Stoll after finishing her historic swim from Havana to Key West. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Trainer Bonnie Stoll helps Diana Nyad to a stretcher after her 110-mile swim from Havana to Key West. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • After receiving water and intravenous fluids, Diana Nyad began to show signs of life before being taken by ambulance to the Lower Keys Medical Center. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff

  • Diana Nyad arrived at Smathers Beach in Key West extremely dehydrated after her historic swim from Havana to Key West. Cammy Clark / Miami Herald Staff