It’s a rite of passage.
With a little fear in their eyes and a lot of sunscreen, 18 students jumped off the Hermosa Beach Pier on the last day of the Junior Lifeguards summer session. The jump, which continued their annual ritual of jumping, was welcomed after the 2020 program was canceled.
Los Angeles County junior lifeguards learn lifesaving and CPR instruction, fitness-building, discipline and ocean safety throughout the popular program.
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