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1 team, 1 fish

‘Iolani swimmer Aja Grande is "lean, long, streamlined and fast"

By Paul Honda

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 08, 2013

~~<p>Some kids are just born for the water.</p>
<p>Had Aja Grande been born a boy, her mother was going to name her Rio. That's right, she would've been Rio Grande. Instead, Grande &mdash; her first name pronounced almost like Asia, and Grande like the river &mdash; didn't think about what life in the water would mean. She just knew, long ago, that this was her home. Thing is, it hasn't been Grande alone who knows this fact.</p>
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Some kids are just born for the water.

Had Aja Grande been born a boy, her mother was going to name her Rio. That's right, she would've been Rio Grande. Instead, Grande — her first name pronounced almost like Asia, and Grande like the river — didn't think about what life in the water would mean. She just knew, long ago, that this was her home. Thing is, it hasn't been Grande alone who knows this fact. Login for more...



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