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4th of July!

Hey guys! Just wanted to say that I hope you have a GREAT 4th of July! I am going to the beach and enjoying the nice weather! It has been really rainy and cloudy for that past few days and I am so glad that it is sunny and hot outside! What are you doing to celebrate our independence? Well, I am going to the beach now, so bye! Parker


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Goodbye Summer, Hello School!

Hi! So today is my last day of summer before school starts tomorrow! Just to let you know, I did not get kidnapped by English thieves or disappear off the face of the Earth. Let me give you the update on what happened after London. My brother and I had a nice flight back to Chicago and when we finally arrived back home we literally did [...]


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My Final Jr. Guard Competition

Hi, So, on Friday I went to Calumet beach to have my last Jr. Lifeguard competition. The events that we did were the land line relay, distance swim and finally the run swim run. The land line relay is this: there is a victim who goes out deep in the water, a rescuer (me) who swims out to get the victim.  Once I reach the victim,  the two [...]


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My 2nd Jr. Guards Competition

Hi! So on Friday, I went to Montrose Beach for my  competition. We did not do the swimming events, because the waves were to high. But, we still got to do Tug of War, since we didn’t do it at the first meet, a dash relay and a distance run. It was awesome! Our team won 2nd place for the dash relay and I came in 11th for the mile [...]


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Deep Sea Treasure

Hi! So today was another fun day at Jr. Lifeguards! We did some beach flags training for the competition next Friday and we swam 4 piers, which I think is about two miles. While we were swimming, my friend Thomas and I saw what looked like some dollar bills! We dove down to look and it turns out there was 6 dollars at the bottom of the [...]


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My First Day at Jr. Guards

Hi! So, today I survived my first day of Jr. Lifeguards! It was so much fun. We played Beach Flags, Johnny Come Across and some other cool games. This is a picture of me after Jr. Guards and I am covered in sand, I mean I had sand everywhere, even up my nose! Unfortunately, today we did not get to go into the water, because it was very [...]