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Matt Mann, son of an English saloon keeper, learned to swim in the dirty streams below the woolen mills at Leeds, where the water dyed him blue one day, red the next. At 8 he was junior swimming champion of England, at 22 he went to the U. S. on a professional barnstorming tour. Robert Kiphuth was born & bred in upstate New York, took all his exercise on land. At 22 he was a punctilious instructor in physical education at Yale.

Swimmer Mann could swim so well that he was hired to coach at Yale, Harvard, Syracuse, Navy and almost every...

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