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Swimming instructor at 102

By DW
16 September 2019   |   8:51 am
Berliner Leo Kuchwalek is 102 years old. When he retired, forty years ago, he qualified as a swimming instructor and has been teaching children to swim ever since. It keeps him fit and active, and the kids enjoy having a swimming teacher who is so old.

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