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Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

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Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

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I'm currently working in Nuclear Disarmament. We are are working on a project called Weapons of Mass Destruction in Aquatic environments.

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2015 Diversity in Aquatics National Convention, Palm Beach Florida

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World Priorities

At the 2015 DAP Conference we offered a prize to anyone who looked up the Doomsday Clock.  We had one winner.  Why!  "Learning occurs in direct proportion that it touches a felt need".  If there is a priority to learn, you will learn.  Due to Climate Change and Nuclear Weapon additions and upgrades, the Clock is set at 3 minutes to…


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At 6:03am on August 25, 2014, Johnny Beason said…
I have accumulated over 4 ounces of pure 999.9% 24k Gold, in Karatbars collector cards. IT IS A SAVINGS PLAN!!! STUDY MORE!!!
At 9:50am on January 7, 2010, Richard Butler said…
Hey Charles can you give me a call sometime. some exciting things are happening in in Philly with rowing and diversity.
At 10:28am on January 5, 2010, Richard Butler said…
Good Morning Charles,
I will email or call later today
At 7:30am on October 27, 2009,
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Shaun Anderson
Good to see you man, let’s do big things!
At 10:22pm on March 12, 2009, Regina Mobley said…
Ok, no problem. I was actually in New Orleans in the aftermath of Katrina. Spent time on the Tortuga and the Iwo Jima.
At 9:46pm on March 12, 2009, Regina Mobley said…
Help me here, did we interview you?
At 9:35pm on March 11, 2009, Lee pitts said…
Glad you liked the story.

Rage on!
At 9:19pm on March 10, 2009, ERROL DUPLESSIS said…
GREETINGS, Charlie, I saw your information on DAP website, and I must say it is most interesting. I would invite you to Lake Rawlings, but I am so afraid it may disappear when you leave (joke, U cannot take me anywhere).
At 10:49pm on February 25, 2009, Jayson Jackson said…
You're very welcome. I am excited to see the DVAC group grow and progress.
At 8:32pm on February 25, 2009, John A Armstead said…
Good to hear from you Charlie. Hopefully we'll be able to do some diving in the near future. I have been diving mostly through the job but looking to get some recreational diving in this year.

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