'Swim Lessons' Six years ago this month, Nick Irons hopped into the Mississippi River in Minneapolis and proceeded to swim to Baton Rouge, La., over the course of four months. He's written a book about his effort called Swim Lessons: Ten Secrets for Making Any Dream Come True. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks with Irons about his travels and his inspiration.
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Six years ago this month, Nick Irons hopped into the Mississippi River in Minneapolis and proceeded to swim to Baton Rouge, La., over the course of four months. He's written a book about his effort called Swim Lessons: Ten Secrets for Making Any Dream Come True. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks with Irons about his travels and his inspiration.

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