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I Swam In the Pacific and the Atlantic

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    Panama

    My mother was born and raised in Panama. A few years ago, she took my oldest brother and I down to finally meet our grandparents. When we got there, and got rested up, one of the first things we did was drive to the beach. I live on the Pacific Ocean in Oregon but it freezing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 20, 2012

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    Alaska, Cold, Virginia, Warm. Pensacola, Fantastic, Mediterranean Sea, Great Too. Cuba, Also Nice.

    Having served in the armed forces and being a military dependent before that, I have swam in several seas and both of the oceans listed here! I love the ocean!
    Emichael Emichael 41-45, M Jun 27, 2012

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    I Grew Up On Long Island and Drove Up the Pch

    Long Island is part of New York state. Fire Island is a barrier island that runs most of the length of Long Island's south shore, buffering the effects of the Atlantic Ocean's battering waves and erosion. Some of my very earliest memories are of beach experiences on Fire Island...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    And...

      ... Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes, too.
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    I Did

    I swam in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time when I was almost a teenager.  It was winter and we were spending some quality time in Flordia.  A few years later I had my first chance to swim in the Pacific.  I now live near the Pacific and could swim there every...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2009

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    Swimming Around The Usa

    I grew up in California and moved to NY when I was 12. Yes I have swam in the Atlantic and Pacific. Also in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence river, and lots of pools. Also nude beaches too.
    nyguy69 nyguy69 61-65, M Dec 25, 2009

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    I Prefer The Pacific Ocean

    I grew up in Hawai'i and the ocean is apart of who we are. While in the military I was fortunate to travel all over the US. In Florida I swam in the gulf of Mexico. In Boston I swam in the Atlantic Ocean. First of all, the water is to cold to appreciate. Secondly, the waves have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 7, 2009

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