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Here comes the bride on another beautiful day

Let's Cook with Charles Repnow

September 25, 2013
Minot Daily News

The scene was the Minot State University swimming pool in September of 1978. As a freshman at Minot State, it was a requirement to take and pass basic swimming. Being true to their motto "We Serve," Minot State made sure all graduates would know how to swim. My class instructor was Bert Leidholt, and he entered the pool area looking like the master of health and fitness. He would have given Jack Lalanne a run for his money. He did not take out a juicer like Jack would have, but rather he removed his t-shirt and stood there in his swim trunks - the picture of perfect fitness. He then dived into the pool and began swimming about as if he were trying out for the Olympics. After this impressive demonstration, he sprang out of the pool and explained that soon all of us would be able to be a part of any swimming cabaret we desired.



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