Aquadettes from California is a place. on Vimeo.

The latest story from Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper of California is a Place looks at a team of elderly synchronized swimmers called the “Aquadettes.” In addition to some charming footage of the swimmers practicing their sport, the film focuses on one Aquadette’s battle with multiple sclerosis and how medicinal marijuana helped her control her symptoms and regain her independence.

For more on the work of Cooper and Canepari see the article from the April 2011 issue of PDN (subscribers only; PDN subscribers can login to read this story).



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