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Britain's first full-time mermaid

sophie elphick mermaid isle of sheppey

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 03:40 PM

Teenager Sophie Elphick is taking the plunge with a career with a difference - as Britain's first full-time MERMAID.

The 16 year-old has always loved the open water after growing up on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent.

And after hearing that Australian model Hannah Fraser was making a living as a mermaid she decided there was only one job for her.

http://uk.news.yahoo...;_ylv=3#HUKrRCS

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 03:51 PM

I'm not sure how much of a demand there is for this sort of publicity action in England (I don't want to call it a stunt)... But more power to her, and best of luck for going ahead with her dream...

If it doesn't pan out for her all she's lost is a bit of time while still a teen, but if it pays off....

Edited by Taun, 15 May 2013 - 03:53 PM.


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 04:32 PM

I wanna be Captain America. Think I can make a living at that?

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 04:53 PM

How fun! Everybody should go for what they love to do. She is still young enough to find out if it will pan out or not. She may have found a niche that no one knew was open. If nothing else she could make enough money after school to help pay for college.


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Posted 16 May 2013 - 12:54 PM

The story sounds a little fishy to me. I want to make a living playing Iron Man.





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