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Brampton Teen Swims Across Lake Erie for a Good Cause

August 17, 2019

By: Marcie Culbert

She is swimming from Sturgeon Point, New York, all the way to Crystal Beach.

16-year-old Elizabeth Banducci started her trek across Fort Erie shortly before 6:00 a.m.

The Brampton teen is hoping to raise $10,000 for Defend Dignity, an organization that shines a light on human trafficking.

The trek is about 20 kilometres. The record finish time is for the athletic feat is about 5 hours and 46 minutes.

You can find more information online here.