Monthly Archives: December 2013

16 12, 2013

#30 Cindy “It is my destiny to swim!” (51 years young)/

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Cindy e-mailed me after reading Nicole's (Project Participant #6) article in the Beach and Bay Press. She was scared all right, but so motivated.... "It starts with my mother, of course. She was and is terrified of water - not even toe dunking for her. As a child she wouldn't allow me to be around any bodies of water, even swimming pools, because [...]

10 12, 2013

#29 Sandy “A dream come true” (68 years young)/

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"Sandy," I asked, "What is your experience with swimming?" "I had polio as  a child. I fully recovered, but it took a couple of years. When other kids were learning to swim, I was too weak to participate.  So I never learned how to do it properly and have always been envious of people who [...]

1 12, 2013

#28 Jerry “Drowning has no prejudice” (39 years old)/

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"I, Jerry Stambaugh do not know how to swim.  There I said it." Confident. Funny. Outgoing. Intelligent. That's how I would describe my friend, Jerry. He's the guy everyone loves, the life of the party. I just assumed he was a good swimmer. He goes to pool parties, does crazy dismounts off the diving board, [...]