A whale saving a human’s life.

The beluga whale who saved a free diver who had cramped up 20 feet below the surface.

A diver was saved by a Beluga whale !

When Yang Yun tried to return from the bottom of an arctic pool, she found that her legs had cramped up and she couldn’t move.

“I began to choke and sank even lower and I thought that was it for me – I was dead. Until I felt this incredible force under me driving me to the surface.”

A Beluga whale had seen what was happening and sprang into action, guiding Yun safely back to the top of the pool.

Vocabulary :

a diver = un plongeur

a whale = une baleine

 

Are Black youths in danger in the USA?

do not shootAfter Trayvon Martin was shot last February in Florida by George Zimmerman, some people said that young Black men wearing hoodies risk being shot by people who think they may be criminals for no reason.

The person who killed Trayvon said he was acting in self defence. He was acquitted last week (July 13th) by a jury who declared him not guilty.

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Trayvon Martin

Some people think this is a racially prejudiced case and should be revised, others say that there was no evidence to condamn George Zimmerman.

A petition has been signed by hundred thousands to ask the Justice Department to investigate.