The building is gone. So the girls swam at the Boys Club. It was in a physical education swimming class. Today, it seems bizarre to me.
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In her journey toward self-acceptance, she is just getting her feet wet. Then Annie sees something that compels her to dive in. A woman glides by in a hot-pink swimsuit on a hot-pink inner-tube, her arms outstretched in a pose of total relaxation. The woman is filmed from above. For men, the shot conveys luxury and ease, but beneath the sunny exterior lie depths of alienation, depression and, sure, nihilism.
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So, when my parents wanted me to learn how to swim they sent me to a summer swimming program for boys held at the nearby public school on Sears St. There was just one thing: you had to swim naked. I got used to it, and managed to learn to swim well enough to keep from drowning. Apparently it was a requirement at some pools, but not at others. Among those who remembered it, no one seemed to know exactly why boys were required to swim in the nude.
The story I'm about to tell you is true. You will not believe it. Nevertheless, the events are accurate and factual. I swear.