Swim Across Lake Michigan Ends Early
- Currents and exhaustion have kept a Michigan couple from finishing a planned fifty swim across Lake Michigan to raise awareness about postpartum depression.
Family spokesman Ryan Reed says Sara and Jeff Tow were declared medically unable to continue the swim Wednesday.
They left from Two Rivers, on Tuesday morning.
They were brought by boat to Ludington, Michigan, and taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Reed says strong currents slowed their progress.
Both were members of Ohio University swim teams and say they suffered from postpartum depression following the births of their children, now 11 and 9.
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