Finding Freedom in the Pool

Having lost the use of her legs as a child, Trinh Thi Bich Nhu’s future was far from certain, until she started swimming. By Simon Stanley. Translation by Cam-Tu Tran. Photos by Vinh Dao. I was born in Kien Giang province,” says 30-year-old Trinh Thi Bich Nhu quietly. She’s understandably nervous about talking to me. From the inquisitive looks I’ve received on…