A Victory


Her lungs felt like they were about to explode as she kicked her legs and dragged herself through the water with powerful arm strokes.

She resurfaced thirty seven meters from where she had originally entered the water. The roar of the crowd filled her ears and she knew she had done it. ‘I did the right thing.’

She punched the air in victory. Staring at the reflection of herself in the water she smiled. Every day she saw herself she saw Pippa. She pulled off her swim hat and a wave of blonde hair cascaded down her back.

She took a deep breath and stared around at the crowd with the same cornflower blue eyes smiling widely....

The End

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