Monthly Archives: November 2013

18 11, 2013

#27 Francesca “Overly confident Frankie” (3 years old)/

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wonderstruckphotography.com Francesca's ("Frankie's") mom, Mina, and I both grew up in San Diego, swimming for rival teams. Whenever I see her, a vision of a 1980's swim meet comes to mind... 14 hours a day of pop-up tents, bagels, my yellow Sony Sport Walkman, moon boots- you get the idea. Then I come [...]

12 11, 2013

Update on #26 Resa! Mother/Son bonding :)/

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Yesterday, I swam with Jack. It had only been a few days since Resa (#26) and I swam together so I was excited to see how she was doing. Well, when I arrived, she looked confident and told me that she and her husband took Jack surfing over the weekend. I started to get in [...]

8 11, 2013

#26 Resa “Family Fun for a Very Special Family” (51 years young)/

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I met Resa a couple years ago when she brought her son, Jack (now 12), to me for a swim lesson. I spent the better part of that half hour working on desensitizing him and just trying to get him into the pool. Jack has autism, is non-verbal and is a member of a  very [...]