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Opinion: Forget swimming pools – give me a cold lake any day of the week

Opinion: Forget swimming pools – give me a cold lake any day of the week

An open water swimmer on the return leg while swimming in Lake Ontario.Fred Lum/the Globe and Mail Kathleen McDonnell is the author of Growing Old, Going Cold: Notes on Swimming, Aging and Finishing Last, from which this essay is adapted. Back in early 2020, there was a brief period when it looked like the pandemic …

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