Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a woman who died while trying to swim the English Channel. Last month Susan Taylor collapsed just a mile from the French coast.
She was raising money for charities including a Children's Hospice in Leicestershire. The total raised has so far reached nearly £80k.
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