The mermaid who left the big city life behind
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How 'mermaiding' is helping Laura manage her anxiety

A woman who took up 'mermaiding' says playing the role has helped her manage her anxiety.

Laura Evans returned home to St Ives in Cornwall after living in London, and bought her custom-made tail so she could give something back to her hometown.

She says being in the water feels "totally blissful".

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  • 22 Aug 2017