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Ocean Lovers

Ocean Champions: Into The Unknown

More people have visited the moon than some of the places Jill Heinerth has dived.

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"I am a cave-diving explorer."

I've never been bored a moment in my life.

"I really get joy from being in the water."

Gravity does not love me, but when I'm underwater I just feel so free.

"Yeah, I'm scared!"

I'm scared of diving with people who aren't scared.

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"Water has no boundaries."

Everything we do on the surface of the earth is going to return to us to drink.

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"To future generations: I'm sorry."

We are trying to catch up with new ways to save our water planet. I just hope we've been successful.

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"Fear is something to embrace."

That tingling awareness of fear on the back of your neck means that you care about the outcome.

"Our time is short on this planet."

I want to live fully.

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"Kids give me hope."

So many kids today are wide awake and understand the big responsibility ahead.

"If they love it, they will protect it."

Perhaps that's the best legacy I can leave from my exploration work.

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