A Swim Story: The True Untold Story of the Sexual Abuse of One of Eastern Europe's Most Successful Female Swim Teams

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AuthorHouse, Jun 8, 2007 - True Crime - 164 pages
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While attending college in the Eastern European city of Prague, an American student one day at a pub meets a young lady on vacation, by the name of Anna.  Anna enjoys his company and takes up his offer for him to show her around the city the next day.  They end up spending most of her two week vacation together traveling through Prague’s historic streets, and eventually falling in love.  He comes to learn she has just finished a successful swimming career for her country, holding national records and even making her country’s Olympic team.  After building his trust and evoking his curiosity, she slowly reveals her true intentions of her early retirement at the peak of her game.  Moved by what he hears, he struggles to convey Anna’s story to an American audience in hopes that one day her former swim coach will answer not only for his sexual abuse then, but also the same abuse that is taking place now.

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I read Mr. Hack's book while he was going through his personal ordeals. I actually met him and had a drink, and God Bless him for his perseverance. He is a good-natured man with good intentions and a great outlook on life. It is shocking to know this swim coach is really a person and still involved with girls and sports.  

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Looks like it was written by a first-grader. This story sucks. Check out these reports about the author: http://www.agrnews.org/issues/105/nationalnews.html http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2000/Dec-19-Tue-2000/news/15065342.html http://slackbastard.anarchobase.com/?p=281

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About the author (2007)

Ross Hack was originally born in Lawrence, Kansas, but has grown up since the age of 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  His whole life he has spent working in nutrition and health supplement manufacturing.  He moved to Eastern Europe for 6 years where he also graduated from Empire State College in Prague, Czech Republic with a BA in Human Development.  Mr. Hack always had a strong sense of ethics and justice which he intensely studied and developed since high school.  He has a young daughter and currently back working and living in Las Vegas.

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