Over and Under (S1, Episode 5)

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We sometimes take for granted that we humans have figured out how to swim and dive, and travel across great bodies of water on boats. But it is really quite amazing when you think about it. In this episode, we soak in stories about swimming, diving, and boating ... and think about leaving our natural habitat behind to explore.

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Stories used in this episode:

Hok-Si-La Municipal Park, Minnesota

Swimming with a Horse in Minnesota

Diving in Minnesota Lakes

Diving Beyond the Cliff, Caribbean Sea

Kayaking with Seals, Maine

Mississippi Gulf Coast Waterways

The Green Dean and Hurricane Gloria, Rhode Island

The Ocean as a Retreat, California

Canoeing Adventures in Minnesota

Visit the Museum on Main Street website's story portal to share your own water story!

Explore the Women Mind the Water project.

Thanks to our storytelling partners at the Peale Center! Visit their website, The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture.

This episode was produced for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service by Better Lemon Creative Audio. Produced, written, narrated, and edited by Hannah Hethmon.

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