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Diversifying The Lifeguard Applicant Pool

March 12, 2013 8:22 a.m.

It may still be winter in most of the country, but here in Phoenix it's almost swimming weather.

And that means a new crop of teenagers are training to be lifeguards. It’s a job that’s typically been filled by high school swim team athletes, many of whom are white. But the city is now trying to diversify that classic summer job.

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