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Comments Off on Historic ‘Life Saving Station’ saved, to become museum

Historic ‘Life Saving Station’ saved, to become museum

Posted by | September 20, 2016 | History, Lifeguards

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — A long-shuttered, century-old rescue station on the border of Maine and New Hampshire is being restored with plans to turn it into a maritime history museum.

Source: https://www.boston.com

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Ashleigh Johnson makes a different kind of history in the pool – The Washington Post

Posted by | August 16, 2016 | Diversity, History, Olympics, Rio, Summer Olympics, Water Polo

The goalie, the first African American on the U.S. water polo team, was once a champion swimmer — and hated it.

Source: Ashleigh Johnson makes a different kind of history in the pool – The Washington Post

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At 16, Reece Whitley Stands Tall in and Out of Water – The New York Times

Posted by | May 10, 2016 | Aquatic Center, Diversity, History, Olympics, Rio, Summer Olympics, Swim Team, USA Swimming

There is so much more than meets the eye to Reece Whitley, 16, a 6-foot-8 African-American who is a top breaststroker.

Source: At 16, Reece Whitley Stands Tall in and Out of Water – The New York Times

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At 16, Reece Whitley Stands Tall in and Out of Water – The New York Times

Posted by | May 10, 2016 | Diversity, History, Olympics, Rio, Summer Olympics, Swimming, USA Swimming

There is so much more than meets the eye to Reece Whitley, 16, a 6-foot-8 African-American who is a top breaststroker.

Source: At 16, Reece Whitley Stands Tall in and Out of Water – The New York Times

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A Brief History of Drowning — Pacific Standard

Posted by | May 3, 2016 | Drowning Prevention, History

Drowning has been a common cause of death since the Middle Ages. How do we prevent it when humans were likely never meant to swim?

Source: A Brief History of Drowning — Pacific Standard

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