After more than 22 hours at sea, Kathy Batts completed her 21-mile swim across the Channel this morning.
She was determined to take on the challenge - just weeks after her friend Susan Taylor collapsed and died a mile off the French coast. Andrea Thomas tracked Kathy's progress.
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