In honor of the fantastic performances of Michael Phelps and the U.S. Olympic Swim Team this week in Beijing, here are three of Mormor's stories about swimming. Mormor's family lived at the edge of Humboldt County's Eel River, and the three kids learned to swim in its waters.
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But clearly, Mormor, it was a good idea that your mother banned you from that diving ledge, because what have we here? The following tale obviously occurred at an earlier date, and nearly resulted in a tragedy . . .
Finally, skipping ahead a few years to Mormor's teen years . . .
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