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When I was about 8 years old, I found myself at a public pool with friends. I’d taken swimming lessons for a couple of months and had mustered up the courage to jump off the diving board. It was nothing fancy, just a pencil dive straight down. The problem was, in my nervousness I forgot to take a deep breath before diving in. I remember it like it was yesterday, looking up… Read More

When I was about 8 years old, I found myself at a public pool with friends. I’d taken swimming lessons for a couple of months and had mustered up the courage to jump off the diving board. It was nothing fancy, just a pencil dive straight down. The problem was, in my nervousness I forgot to take a deep breath before diving in. I remember it like it was yesterday, looking up… Read More