On the 30th August 2011, I walked into the Channel in the early hours of the morning, aged 70, to swim to France. Nearly 18 hours later and having swum almost 40 miles, I clambered out of the sea in France in pitch darkness.
My true aim was to raise as much as I could to fund the purchase of some cutting-edge research equipment for a cancer-research team in Southampton- a team I have been involved with over the last few years since my retirement from breast-cancer surgery.
The research team are discovering fantastic things- and I want to raise further funds to help them continue their work.
In swimming the Channel, I picked up a world-record for being the oldest to do that, but I would swap that world record for the ability to help the team see their project through successfully- please give as generously as you can.
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