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Mass. rower sets an ocean-crossing record

Oldest American to finish solo trip

Leo Rosette, 59, of Marshfield became the oldest American to row across the Atlantic solo. (Mark Wilson/Globe Staff/File 2008) Leo Rosette, 59, of Marshfield became the oldest American to row across the Atlantic solo.
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / April 15, 2010

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A hundred-and-one days after he launched his small rowboat from the Canary Islands, a retired deputy US marshal from Marshfield reached a small island off the coast of Guadeloupe early yesterday and became the oldest American to row across an ocean alone. (Full article: 383 words)

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