So important that we stayed in last night, on a Saturday night, and went to bed early. It was such an honor that it weighed in a lovingly heavy way on our minds and it was all we could think about.
There were ALS patients at the event whose lives have been shattered, and swimming the English Channel paled in comparison to their accomplishments of fighting to live another day. We never had doubts about dedicating this swim to ALS. Today we were extremely proud and we were quite humbled.
So far, A Long Swim has raised $157,000 for the Les Turner ALS Foundation. No need to stop now. The next swim will be Catalina in July of 2012 and the dedication remains the same.