Hundreds take part in San Francisco Bay charity swim to support cancer research

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 24: Swimmers prepare to participate in the Swim Across America San Francisco open at Little Marina Green in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Shae Hammond/Bay Area News Group)

At the sound of a whirring bullhorn siren Saturday morning, hundreds of swimmers plunged into the chilly San Francisco Bay as part of the 17th annual local Swim Across America event to raise money for cancer research.

Mitali and Anaya Khanzode joined the San Francisco fundraiser in honor of their swim coach, who’s now battling cancer. The sisters from Sunnyvale, ages 20 and 17, are veteran bay

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