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Swim Lesson

In Scott Carrier's family, learning to swim means spending a few weeks at Al and Betty Switzer's Aquatic School in Center Sandwich, New Hampshire.

1996 / Scott Carrier / This American Life, USA

In Scott Carrier's family, learning to swim means spending a few weeks at Al and Betty Switzer's Aquatic School in Center Sandwich, New Hampshire.

Al works with youths ranging from sobbing, hysterical four-year-olds to confident young teenagers, and seven years ago he helped Alyce Carrier earn her official Beginner 1 Level card.


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Scott Carrier

Scott Carrier (@ScottCarrier57) is a writer, photographer, and Peabody-award winning radio producer. He now produces his own podcast, Home of the Brave .


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