The Queen of the Waves

This week Hearing International will feature an American woman who overcame an almost insurmountable barrier in becoming the first woman to swim the English Channel.  She is Gertrude Caroline Ederle (October 23, 1905 – November 30, 2003). “Trudy” or “Gertie” to her friends,  she was the daughter of a German couple who immigrated to New York City…

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