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Why I Keep My Son Home from Swim Practice

Why I Keep My Son Home from Swim Practice

Sometimes, my wife and I don’t want our son, B, to go to swim practice, which may strike you as odd. He’s a nationally ranked butterfly swimmer, which means he swims. All. The. Time. And that’s great! We’re so proud of him, and we hope..

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Why I Keep My Son Home from Swim Practice

Sometimes, my wife and I don’t want our son, B, to go to swim practice, which may strike you as..

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by: Jon Whitehurst, MD

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