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Charitable couple help teach children to swim

WATER BABIES:The owner of a swimwear company and his wife say because Taiwan is an island, youngsters have to learn to swim to help prevent unnecessary drownings

By Lin Ching-chuan and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

Wu said that everyone involved in the association does what they can to help. She said that her husband provides the necessary equipment free of charge and the volunteers provide snacks or cover the children’s expenses, while the Cheng Te Junior High School gave the association permission to use its swimming pool.

Hundreds of children from poor families have already benefited from the association’s efforts, Wu said.

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