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‘It tastes like mud & poop’ — Man swims in disease-infested Gowanus Canal for Earth Day

  GOWANUS CANAL (PIX11) — You can call Christopher Swain two things: insane or insanely passionate. The activist set out on a brazen mission Wednesday, to swim the entire length of Brooklyn’s obscenely polluted Gowanus Canal. Wearing a yellow dry suit along with earplugs, a water cap, goggles and water barrier cream for his face, Swain’s […]

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