Huffington Post: Professional Mermaid Gets Along Swimmingly With Ocean Sea Life (Mostly)

Huffington Post: Professional Mermaid Gets Along Swimmingly With Ocean Sea Life (Mostly)

UPDATED PRESS 6/13/15:

Dazed Magazine: Meet a real-life mermaid
“Why one Florida activist turned herself into a mermaid to advocate for the oceans”
http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/24982/1/meet-a-real-life-mermaid

MailOnline & DailyMail:
“A real life Little Mermaid! Blonde free diver inspired by Disney classic changes her name to ‘mermaid’ as he says she wears her ‘tail’ everyday and can hold her breath underwater for five minutes”
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3107562/A-real-life-Little-Mermaid-Blonde-free-diver-inspired-Disney-classic-wears-tail-everyday-hold-breath-underwater-five-minutes.html

Huffington Post: “Professional Mermaid Gets Along Swimmingly With Ocean Sea Life (Mostly)”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/26/mermaid-melissa_n_7444868.html

Cosmopolitan: “15 Photos of a Real-Life Mermaid You Have to See to Believe”
http://www.cosmopolitan.com/lifestyle/news/a41074/photos-of-real-life-mermaid/

Seventeen:
“15 Photos of a Real-Life Mermaid You Have to See to Believe”
“Bonus: This mermaid’s for hire!”
http://www.seventeen.com/life/news/a31133/photos-of-real-life-mermaid/

Deccan Chronicle
“Meet the world’s most ‘real-life’ mermaid”
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150527/lifestyle-offbeat/gallery/meet-world’s-most-‘real-life’-mermaid

The Mirror: “Stunning images show ‘mermaid’ at play as she swims with a group of deadly stingrays”
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/stunning-images-show-mermaid-play-5772417

The CHIVE: Mermaid Melissa loves the sea (10 Photos)
http://thechive.com/2015/05/30/mermaid-melissa-loves-the-sea-10-photos/

Inquisitr: “Meet Mermaid Melissa Who Swims With The Ocean’s Sea Life Including Sharks”
http://www.inquisitr.com/2122199/meet-mermaid-melissa-who-swims-with-the-oceans-sea-life-including-sharks/
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/inspired/1329862-professional-mermaid-teaches-people-how-to-protect-ocean-animals/

Epoch Times “Epoch Inspired” Feature:
“Professional Mermaid Teaches People, How to Protect Ocean Animals”
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/inspired/1329862-professional-mermaid-teaches-people-how-to-protect-ocean-animals/

“Meet the ‘Real-Life Mermaid’ Who Shows No Fear While Swimming With Deadly Stingrays”

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/inspired/1372454-meet-the-real-life-mermaid-who-shows-no-fear-while-swimming-with-deadly-stingrays/

Viral Thread: “Meet The Professional Mermaid Who Is Living The Dream”
http://www.viralthread.com/meet-the-professional-mermaid-who-is-living-the-dream/

MADONNA24: Diese Meerjungfrau ist ECHT!
“Melissa Dawn aus Florida ist die einzige Meerjungfrau der Welt!” (German Magazine Press)
http://madonna.oe24.at/thema/Diese-Meerjungfrau-ist-ECHT/190714557

Priceonomics: “Life as a Professional Mermaid”
http://priceonomics.com/life-as-a-professional-mermaid/

Stunning Images Show ‘Mermaid’ At Play With Deadly Stingrays
http://www.96fm.com.au/entertainment/the-feed/stunning-images-show-mermaid-at-play-with-deadly-stingrays

Rant Chic: “This Professional Mermaid Looks So Convincing, She’s Fooled The Animals”
http://www.rantchic.com/2015/05/27/this-professional-mermaid-looks-so-convincing-shes-fooled-the-animals/

Liputan6: “Mengenal Melissa Si Putri Duyung Profesional” (Indonesian TV)
http://global.liputan6.com/read/2243322/mengenal-melissa-si-putri-duyung-profesional

Mermaid Melissa guest stars on “Pop Culture Tonight”
Listen to the segment: http://popculturetonight.com/mermaid-melissa-mike-suby/

Hungarian Cosmopolitan.hu: “Elképesztő: 10 éve sellőként él egy lány”
“Ha azt hitted, hogy Élő Barbie után már nem jöhet sokkolóbb, akkor nagyot tévedtél! Egy fiatal csajszi, Melissa Dawn ugyanis már évek óta hableánynak képzeli magát.”
http://www.cosmopolitan.hu/body_love/2015/05/28/elkepeszto-10-eve-sellokent-el-egy-lany/

Daily Bhaskar: “The secret behind this beautiful lady’s earnings will leave you stunned: Melissa Dawn is a professional model who performs as a mermaid.” (India News)
http://daily.bhaskar.com/news/WOR-melissa-dawn-real-life-mermaid-performs-to-save-the-water-ecosystem-5009199-PHO.html

Le Journal De Montreal: L’incroyable vie de la sirène humaine (Montréal, Québec Canada)
http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2015/05/31/lincroyable-vie-de-la-sirene-humaine

Diariodigital: “Conheça Melissa, uma sereia de verdade”
“As sereias são retratadas em diversos livros e filmes, mas uma norte-americana fez disso uma carreira. Mermaid Melissa (Sereia Melissa) – sim, ela mudou legalmente o seu nome – nada um pouco por todo o mundo com uma gigantesca cauda de sereia. ” (Portuguese Newspaper)
http://diariodigital.sapo.pt/news.asp?id_news=775054

Wikitree Global (Korean Press)
‘살아있는 인어공주’ 매일 바다를 수영하는 멜리사
http://www.wikitree.co.kr/main/news_view.php?id=220403

VIVA Austria: “Arielle, die Meerjungfrau, lebt und zwar in Florida” (Germany)
http://www.viva.tv/news/73905-arielle-die-meerjungfrau-lebt-und-zwar-in-florida

Pink Blog: (Italian)
“Melissa Mermaid, la storia della donna diventata sirena”
http://www.pinkblog.it/post/310850/melissa-mermaid-la-storia-della-donna-diventata-sirena

NOW News: (China)
真人版小美人魚 水中閉氣可長達5分鐘:
美國佛羅里達州一位水中表演者梅麗莎(Melissa Dawn)從事小美人魚的工作已逾10年,而她還有一項特殊的技能,就是「憋氣5分鐘」。(圖/翻攝《每日郵報》)
http://www.nownews.com/n/2015/06/09/1714104

ETtoday China News: 真實版小美人魚,水中閉氣5分鐘,下同。
10年練就水中閉氣5分鐘 正妹真的變成美人魚了!
http://www.ettoday.net/news/20150604/516085.htm

光明日报社 光明网: 美国女子改名美人鱼 我有话说
美国女子改名美人鱼 (China press)
http://www.gmw.cn/cg/2015-06/08/content_15910091.htm

Yahoo News China: 【現實都有美人魚?!】美國「長氣婦」人魚合一 可潛入水底5分鐘
https://hk.news.yahoo.com/5-082022239.html

Boa Informação: (Portuguese)
Conheça Melissa, a Pequena Sereia da vida real
http://boainformacao.com.br/2015/06/conheca-melissa-a-pequena-sereia-da-vida-real/

Vietnamese News:
Khám phá cuộc sống dưới đáy biển của nàng tiên cá đời thực
Với ước mơ trở thành nhân vật cổ tích từ bé, Melissa đang và sẽ tiếp tục theo đuổi đam mê trở thành nàng tiên cá.
http://giaoducthoidai.vn/khoa-hoc/kham-pha-cuoc-song-duoi-day-bien-cua-nang-tien-ca-doi-thuc-1008010.html










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