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The true story of Yusra Mardini, as portrayed in the Netflix movie “The Swimmers”.
Yusra Mardini loves to swim. As a girl in Damascus, her dream is to swim for her country in the Olympics. But then war intervenes. Julie Abery’s spare, rhyming verse relates the story of Yusra’s journey from her beloved home in Syria to a sinking boat on the Aegean to Germany, where Yusra finally swims again and realizes her dream.