If You Want to Get Out of Swim Class, Go See Dr. Fong

Need to get out of swim class? Find Dr. Fong.
WBEZ/Linda Lutton
Need to get out of swim class? Find Dr. Fong.
WBEZ/Linda Lutton

If You Want to Get Out of Swim Class, Go See Dr. Fong

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Since WBEZ’s Monica Eng spent so much time digging up the facts behind the decades of forced nude swimming at Chicago’s high schools, we thought it would be the perfect time to revisit education reporter Linda Lutton’s 2015 story about kids trying to get out of swim class, thanks to medical excuses from a mysterious Dr. Fong.