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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Alecia Keys Her Own Tattoo

Alecia Kelly just got inked with a colorful tattoo that signifies her personal feelings about being both empowered and humbled by her experiences in the open water world.

"The swimming community makes the world seem both smaller on the one hand, because of the camaraderie and having friends all over," says the California swimmer. "The open water is a humbling thing to experience after you leave the pool and start swimming in the open water - even in calmer bodies like lakes - due to the vast, dynamic power of nature and all the things that are beyond our human control.

Regardless of these phenomena, I am also simultaneously taken aback by the deep serenity and profound peacefulness that the water and ocean can bring to those who venture in it. I am so grateful that my family is connected to the swimming community and hope my son will feel the same one day
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