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Setting Records

FACE IT: On Not Being Diana Nyad

Michele Willens | Posted 11.06.2013 | Fifty
Michele Willens

We are the same age, but Diana Nyad swam from Cuba to Miami and I did not. I did, however, take an excellent nap just hearing about it.

The Importance of Records

Lynda Bekore | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Lynda Bekore

When the media uses every "first" as an excuse to breathlessly declare old barriers broken, they end up diluting the very accomplishment they hope to highlight.