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Grand Rapids needs to address racism in lifeguarding

by (annadebraber)

Submitted 06-19-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

At Briggs Park a group of black neighborhood children gathers outside of the pool’s fence. It’s just days before they can jump into the refreshing blue and currently the staff is in the middle of a training session. At one point someone...

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Everyone in The Pool: February Swim Challenge

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 02-08-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Training for any sport takes a tremendous amount of dedication, persistence, time and energy. Making a commitment to train every single day notches that up and makes it more than training - it becomes a challenge.Each February for the last four...

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