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Man swims 73 laps for birthday

This happened Tuesday at the Tupelo Aquatic Center.

Posted: Tue Mar 13 11:13:59 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Mar 13 11:13:59 PDT 2018

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community. a 73-year old man celebrated his birthday this morning at the the tupelo aquatic center by swimming73 laps across the pool. his name is tom murry and he says he has swam long distances before . the pool was set up for 25-yards across this morning and murry reached his goal. murry says he did 73-lengths . he says he swims every day joints... "well, only in the last few years. once my treadmill broke and i decided that was one of the best days of my life .and i decided it was time to get back in the water.less wear and tear on the joints." murry says it took him about an hour to finish the 73 laps. he also works part-time as a lifeguard at the aquatic center. there is
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