Sink or swim?


Children splashing, elderly people gracefully doing breast-stroke, lifeguards yelling, show offs’ jumping in- that’s a typical swimming pool.

To me- it’s freedom. As I take my hearing aids out, all is silent, as if the world had stopped, but the action was still happening. I slide in the water; it sends a shiver up my spine. I brave it, duck underwater, and off I go.

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