Missy Franklin visits paradise for a purpose

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Bimini is the sound stage for a movie called The Current. It is a documentary that Boulder filmmaker Kurt Miller is making through his nonprofit MakeAHero.org.

It is a documentary about people with physical challenges who learning to scuba dive.

The ocean is the great equalizer. There are no limits or comparisons as the water carries them.

Franklin is the able bodied athlete ambassador for the film. She dives with NCAA Wrestling champion Anthony Robles, who was born without a right leg, and Mallory Weggamann, a gold medal Para Olympic swimmer. She was paralyzed from the waist down after a medical mistake.

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