California Is a Place: Aquadettes

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“As you can imagine, regular practice of synchronized swimming is a great way to maintain health and strength -- and a great way to meet active and fun women! We have many members who have had arthritis, joint replacements, and other health challenges -- and they stay active with the Aquadettes.” -- Leisure World

These California Girls have character. Sevety five year old Margo Bauer shares her story with California Is a Place.

In case you missed it, you can read Zachary Canepari's interview with The Atlantic here, and watch more stories from California Is a Place here.

Drea Cooper is a filmmaker and Zackary Canepari is a photographer. To see more videos and photographs from California Is a Place, visit  http://californiaisaplace.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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