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- “Learning to Swim Taught Me More Than I Bargained for” – Jazmine Hughes (New York Times Magazine)
“I felt gawky and unsure and annoyed and insecure and thrilled and elated and confused and strong and brilliant and wondrous all at once. I was performing miracles every day.”
This is a beautiful personal account of the clarity Hughes found in learning to both swim and date women at 28. I’d bet most of us can relate to this line: “There’s a difference, I learned, between knowing something about yourself and accepting it.”