Women and girls wear mono-tails and swim like mermaids
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Mermaid swimming lessons encourage Filipino kids to swim

A school in Manila is helping make seaside daydreams come true by teaching swimmers how to be mermaids.

Swimmers use skin-tight suits and plexi-glass mono-tails to slice through the water.

It started as a way to encourage children to swim - but now adults want to join the fun too.

Roopa Suchak reports.

  • 26 Jul 2013
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