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Fear of Water

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

The Seattle Times | Tyrone Beason | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living

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...

Summer Means Fun Times on the Water

Robin Quivers | Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
Robin Quivers

I love playing on all my water toys, but every time I use any of them -- from the slowest to the fastest -- I have to wear a life vest because I don't know how to swim. I am not alone; many African Americans are unsafe around water.