Beniah Ward’s attempts to mimic the slow-motion underwater movements of a deep sea diver draw a chuckle from Jordan Burke, who played the part of mermaid while reading stories at the Foss Waterway Seaport at the Tacoma Maritime Fest on Sunday, July 19, 2015. “I like your tail,” said the 4-year-old of her fin. “I like your helmet,” responded Burke.
Beniah Ward’s attempts to mimic the slow-motion underwater movements of a deep sea diver draw a chuckle from Jordan Burke, who played the part of mermaid while reading stories at the Foss Waterway Seaport at the Tacoma Maritime Fest on Sunday, July 19, 2015. “I like your tail,” said the 4-year-old of her fin. “I like your helmet,” responded Burke. Drew Perine Staff photographer
Beniah Ward’s attempts to mimic the slow-motion underwater movements of a deep sea diver draw a chuckle from Jordan Burke, who played the part of mermaid while reading stories at the Foss Waterway Seaport at the Tacoma Maritime Fest on Sunday, July 19, 2015. “I like your tail,” said the 4-year-old of her fin. “I like your helmet,” responded Burke. Drew Perine Staff photographer

For storytelling mermaid, it was all in a day’s work at Tacoma Maritime Fest

July 19, 2015 08:37 PM

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