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After an unknown disease crept into her body years ago and began to steadily degrade her mobility, strength and peace of mind, Alice, 55, was finally diagnosed with a rare form of terminal cancer in December. With the support of friends and family members, she’s now undergoing rigorous chemotherapy that will last the rest of her life. Read the whole story on our Tides Blog.
Military and civilian alike, Team Navy takes on the 40th Save The Bay Swim
By Matthew Vieira, Social Media and Marketing Manager
Every year since 1970, swimmers from across the region, and world, gather in Newport to partake in Save The Bay’s iconic 1.7-mile swim to Jamestown. While some travel far, some are already home at the starting line. This team of swimmers are the Navy Newport Swim Team.
The Navy Newport Swim Team has been doing the Swim for seven years. The size of the team fluctuates from year to year, but generally consists of about 20 swimmers, with more joining every day, from both military and civilian backgrounds. Four of these swimmers are Navy Reservist Dave Polatty of Narragansett, Retired Chief Petty Officer Dan Force of Portsmouth, Diann Uustal of Jamestown and Lieutenant Aaron Lamay of Newport.
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