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By Alexandra Heminsley

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Alexandra Heminsley suggestion she might swim. She relatively did.

It could have been simply because she may well run. it might were simply because she desired to swim; or even simply because she in simple terms ever did ten mins of breaststroke at a time. yet, as she realized in the future whereas flailing round within the sea, she relatively couldn’t.

Believing existence lived absolutely isn’t one with the main cash earned, the main stuff acquired or the main races gained, yet one with the main stories, skilled the main absolutely, she determined to overcome her worry of the water.

From the ignominy of having right into a wetsuit to the triumph of swimming from Kefalonia to Ithaca, in turning into a swimmer, Alexandra learns to understand her physique and nonetheless her brain. because it seems, the water is rarely as scary as soon as you are in, and very, every little thing is healthier if you be sure you exhale.

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