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“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”  — Helen Keller *   *   * Figureheads, Mystic Seaport (Mystic, CT) Exhibit — Photo by Mary O’Connor


“Until you stand on your own two feet and take responsibility for your own life, you will never truly know how strong you really are.” — Nishan Panwar “Only you can hold yourself back, only you can stand in your own way. Only you can help yourself.” — Mikhail Strabo *   *   * … More Confidence

“Believe in yourself,

not only in swimming, but in life itself. You always have to have fun. You have to have an open mind. If you’re not enjoying it, don’t do it. Life’s too short.” — Debbie Meyer *   *   * Muscovy duck swimming, photo by Alex, ten years old © 2016