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New Details on Famous JFK
Ocean Swim Photo Revealed
Many water-related stories have been in the news of late - including reports connected to the three questions below.
1. A U.S. newspaper recently published new information about a famous photograph - which appeared on its front page in August 1962 - of President John F. Kennedy after he went swimming in the ocean. The bare-chested, dripping-wet president was surrounded on the beach by an adoring crowd (including one woman in a polka-dot bikini who caught his eye). Where did JFK go for a swim?
a. Miami Beach, Fla. b. Coney Island, N.Y. c. Santa Monica, Calif. d. Corpus Christi, Tex.
2. Officials in the Stroud District Council in Gloucestershire, England, plan to dye the water in a public pool a certain color and hold a special event (swimming the equivalent of the width of the English Channel) to raise money for a good cause. What is the color and what is the cause?
a. Red - AIDS research b. Pink - a breast cancer charity
c. Green - an environmental organization d. Yellow - bladder cancer research.
3. USA Swimming has placed a lifetime ban on 20-year-old swimmer Adrian Ghandtchi, from Altamonte Springs, Fla. What was the reason for the ban?
a. He committed felony battery against a minor.
b. He shoplifted merchandise from a department store.
c. He failed a drug test right before a competition.
d. He turned out not to be an American citizen.
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