The World-Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids

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The Weeki Wachee Mermaids Have The Coolest and Hardest Job in Florida

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“Once a mermaid, always a mermaid.” Swim on down to Weeki Wachee, Florida and meet the world-famous Weeki Wachee mermaids! In its 70-year history, Weeki Wachee Springs has featured over 1,000 mermaid performers. Host Laura von Holt, fresh from Sirens of the Deep mermaid camp, talks mermaid-to-mermaid with real Weeki Wachee mermaids about the long tradition of their underwater performances, what it’s like to train to breathe off an air hose, the celebrities they’ve swum with, like Elvis Presley and Jimmy Buffett, and the typical workday in the life of a mermaid. Hear Mermaid Amanda, Mermaid Stayce, Mermaid Kelley, and Prince Alex tell us why swimming underwater at Weeki Wachee will always be their happy place.

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About the author

Laura von Holt, Fairy Boss Mother

Laura von Holt is the Fairy Boss Mother of Cinderly. Her goal in life is to lead the first fairy godmother empire, be the Lisa Frank of the Digital World, and make magic real for sparkle unicorns and boss ladies everywhere. A triple threat, Laura is a Pulitzer Prize contender, a Certified Fairyologist and a graduate of Weeki Wachee Sirens of the Deep mermaid camp. She writes romance novels under the pen name of Laura Lovely.


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