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'My Terror Lurks Someplace Deep': A Writer Learns To Swim

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THE SHALLOW end of the pool at Green Lake Community Center is only three feet deep, but I'm up to my nose in fear.

For as long as I can remember, I've been afraid of going in the water. Even completely submerging my body in a bathtub filled me with thoughts of drowning.

My terror lurks someplace deep.

Read the whole story at The Seattle Times

 
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