Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Monday, June 30, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Lynne Cox: swimming the cold seas
    She swam the English Channel as a teenager. In 1987, she crossed the Bering Strait between the Soviet Union and Alaska. Her toughest feat: swimming for 25 minutes near Antarctica in water cold enough to kill in much less time. In the rarified world of distance cold water swimming, Lynne Cox is the best known. She's also the author of two books on her adventures.9:06 a.m.
    Lynne Cox: Open water swimmer and author. Her books include "Swimming to Antarctica" (2004) and "Grayson," just out in paperback.
  • A literary musing on death and the human body
    A rite of passage for doctors receives a literary treatment. Christine Montross reflects on what she learned about mortality, humanity and the literal inner beauty of a cadaver.10:06 a.m.
    Christine Montross: Resident in psychiatry at Brown University and author of "Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab."

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