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'I Was Never a Dancer, But I Can Dance in the Water'

Mar 24, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Veena Rao

The Harlem Honeys and Bears are no ordinary swim team. The group, which has been meeting regularly since 1979, practices synchronized water dancing and is only open to seniors. Filmmaker Veena Rao profiles the Honeys and Bears in this charming short documentary, as several members of the group explain why they feel so free in the water. "Swimming for me is like a second form of life," one says.

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Author: Chris Heller

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