This Real-Life Professional Mermaid Will Blow Your Mind

She wants to be where the people are!

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3. Meet the world’s best professional mermaid, Linden Wolbert.

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4. According to her website, Linden has always felt most comfortable in the water.

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5. She was an accomplished swimmer, scuba diver, and freediver before deciding to construct a 35-pound hydro-dynamic tail specially fit for her body.

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6. The tail allows Linden to swim elegantly through the water, just as a mermaid does.

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7. She can swim to depth of over 100 feet with the tail!

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8. And can hold her breath for over FIVE MINUTES underwater!

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9. Watching Linden swim is a beautiful thing.

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10. *gasp*

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11. Linden is for hire at exclusive events and charities but also has a heart for education.

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12. “She hopes to reach, inspire and educate others, namely children, about ocean conservation,” according to her website.

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13. Dear Linden, you are sooo cool!

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14. Here is Linden in action:

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