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In the swim
When she’s in the water, she’s a champ. As a member of the Riverfront YMCA Swim Team, Zoey Blosser has certainly found her stride. Yet, taking that jump from a bystander to a stand-out was no easy task. Zoey, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, loved the water but was naturally withdrawn around new people and new situations.
But, through lots of training and encouragement with the aquatics staff, Zoey is now part of something bigger – something that has allowed her to gain confidence and interact with others. She has also become a role model for her sister, Asa, and other young swimmers.
“She is so much more independent, making tons of new friends and becoming a really hard worker.”