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Swimmer Ben Lecomte attempting swim across the Pacific Ocean

On Tuesday morning, swimmer Ben Lecomte started his journey to swim across the Pacific Ocean. He took off from the coast of Japan, and hopes to reach San Francisco in six months. As CBS News senior national correspondent Jim Axelrod explains, the daring expedition aims to bring awareness to pollution and climate change.
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