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Andover claims fourth straight state swimming title

Urged by her team to take the plunge, Andover swim coach Marilyn Fitzgerald jumped into the water at Harvard’s Blodgett Pool on Sunday, emerging with a smile seen countless times before.

“I’m 70 years old,” Fitzgerald said, her clothes dripping wet. “And if you told me right now that I’m not 16, it’d be a lie. That’s how I feel.”

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