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Mermaids….Are they real?
    Since I was  a little girl, I have been fascinated by the mermaids. I watched many fairy tales, and read many stories about mermaids. I tried to find answers from my family, always asking my mother and father if they exist and where could I go to see them with my own eyes. I could never get a satisfying answer from my parents. I imagined them being truly beautiful women who can swim and dive like fish, with long black curly hair, skinny and fit body. I thought that they  could read the humans mind or posses other supernatural powers because of the purity of their soul, inner and outer beauty.  I used to believe  that the mermaids lived on a beautiful hidden Island far away from real humans. I was amazed by the thought of the mermaids in my mind, how could they have a female human upper body with a tail like a fish from the waist down.
    I had seen it in movies, that the mermaids can grow normal human legs as well, as they come out of the water, transform completely to become normal humans. The stories I watched or read about the mermaids involved real humans who upon discovering a mermaid, treated her bad, tried to take advantage of her by showing her off for money, or wanting to kill her because they were too afraid, considering her the “sea witch”.
    Mermaids were a popular subject in art, literature, film, paintings. Not too long ago I watched a Korean drama, a love story about a mermaid and a human. The mermaid saved the man when he almost died in the water, they fell in love, but were separated by their destiny, went through a lot of trouble to be reunited at the end again. Mermaids are often associated with fishermans, not too hard to guess why. I looked up the meaning of the mermaid, and I found that it means “Sea Woman” used in old english.
    When I searched the internet to find more information about the mermaids, I discovered sites that described real life sightings of mermaids around the world. For example, in 1943 during the World War II in Indonesia a strange creature was found, which many thought, it could have been a mermaid. On another occasion, in Scotland a possible sighting of a mermaid was recorded in 1830. She was a miniature woman with pale white skin with a tail of a fish. 1967 British Columbia it is another example, when tourist saw and even photographed a mermaid on the beach. The town tried to locate her after,  offering a reward as well.
      If we look in the Bible in search of the Mermaids, we will not find any mention of them, although there are many other mythological creatures that the Bible talks about.

       Even if all these mermaid sightings had occured around the world, it seems that there is no proof that they are real. During my research I conducted, I came across of an article from 2012 by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, where they wrote on their Ocean Facts Page, I quote : “No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found.” I wanted to believe that mermaids exist in real life, but I am afraid I believe that Mermaids are fiction.

 

 

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Mermaids….Are they real?
    Since I was  a little girl, I have been fascinated by the mermaids. I watched many fairy tales, and read many stories about mermaids. I tried to find answers from my family, always asking my mother and father if they exist and where could I go to see them with my own eyes. I could never get a satisfying answer from my parents. (how is mermaids look like?could you please describe them?  When I was too little they told me that the mermaids live in  a beautiful hidden Island far away from real humans. I was amazed by the thought of the mermaids in my mind, how could they have a female human upper body with a tail like a fish from the waist down.    

      I had seen it in movies, that the mermaids can grow normal human legs as well, as they come out of the water, transform completely to become normal humans. The stories I watched or read about the mermaids involved real humans who upon discovering a mermaid, treated her bad, tried to take advantage of her by showing her off for money, or wanting to kill her because they were too afraid, considering her the “sea witch”.
    Mermaids were a popular subject in art, literature, film, paintings. Not too long ago I watched a Korean drama, a love story about a mermaid and a human. The mermaid saved the man when he almost died in the water, they fell in love, but were separated by their destiny, went through a lot of trouble to be reunited at the end again. Mermaids are often associated with fishermans, not too hard to guess why. I looked up the meaning of the mermaid, and I found that it means “Sea Woman” used in old english.
    When I searched the internet to find more information about the mermaids,I discovered sites that described real life sightings of mermaids around the world. For example, in 1943 during the World War II in Indonesia a strange creature was found, which many thought, it could have been a mermaid. On another occasion, in Scotland a possible sighting of a mermaid was recorded in 1830. She was a miniature woman with pale white skin with a tail of a fish. 1967 British Columbia it is another example, when tourist saw and even photographed a mermaid on the beach. The town tried to locate her after,  offering a reward as well.
      Even if all these mermaid sightings had occured around the world, it seems that there is no proof that they are real. If we look in the Bible in search of the Mermaids, we will not find any mention of them, although there are many other mythological creatures that the Bible talks about.
I would like to believe that mermaids exist in real life, but I am afraid I believe that Mermaids are fiction. ( I think you have to borrow some part of article that you believe for reference )



 

 

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Mermaids….Are they real?

       Since I was  a little girl, I have been fascinated by the mermaids. I watched many fairy tales, and read many stories about mermaids. I tried to find answers from my family, always asking my mother and father if they exist and where could I go to see them with my own eyes. I could never get a satisfying answer from my parents.

       When I was too little they told me that the mermaids live in  a beautiful hidden Island far away from real humans. I was amazed by the thought of the mermaids in my mind, how could they have a female human upper body with a tail like a fish from the waist down.

       I had seen it in movies, that the mermaids can grow normal human legs as well, as they come out of the water, transform completely to become normal humans. The stories I watched or read about the mermaids involved real humans who upon discovering a mermaid, treated her bad, tried to take advantage of her by showing her off for money, or wanting to kill her because they were too afraid, considering her the “sea witch”.

       Mermaids were a popular subject in art, literature, film, paintings. Not too long ago I watched a Korean drama, a love story about a mermaid and a human. The mermaid saved the man when he almost died in the water, they fell in love, but were separated by their destiny, went through a lot of trouble to be reunited at the end again. Mermaids are often associated with fishermans, not too hard to guess why. I looked up the meaning of the mermaid, and I found that it means “Sea Woman” used in old english.

      When I searched the internet to find more information about the mermaids, I discovered sites that described real life sightings of mermaids around the world. For example, in 1943 during the World War II in Indonesia a strange creature was found, which many thought, it could have been a mermaid. On another occasion, in Scotland a possible sighting of a mermaid was recorded in 1830. She was a miniature woman with pale white skin with a tail of a fish. 1967 British Columbia it is another example, when tourist saw and even photographed a mermaid on the beach. The town tried to locate her after,  offering a reward as well.

    Even if all these mermaid sightings had occured around the world, it seems that there is no proof that they are real. If we look in the Bible in search of the Mermaids, we will not find any mention of them, although there are many other mythological creatures that the Bible talks about.

      I would like to believe that mermaids exist in real life, but I am afraid I believe that Mermaids are fiction.

 

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Mermaids …..Are they real?

        This question came up when i was a little and watched a fairy tales about mermaid with my family and asked them about mermaid also I didn’t get answer to clear, I thought they never see a mermaid in they life too. I was amazing how mermaid be, she have the upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish, really!!  This is they called “Mermaid”. Then the mermaid is a human?, because the movie showed the way is mermaid can talk and walk when she get out of the water, her tail becomes legs that can walk like a human….How amazing they are, how can they do that? I have to find out.

       However I started to searching on internet and watched many Youtube  they are have many mermaid sightings from around the world and they were different example, in 1943 during the World War II in Indonesia a strange creature was found, which many thought, it could have been a mermaid. On another occasion, in Scotland a possible sighting of a mermaid was recorded in 1830. She was a miniature woman with pale white skin with a tail of a fish. 1967 British Columbia it is another example, when tourist saw and even photographed a mermaid on the beach. The town tried to locate her after,  offering a reward as well.

       I tried to find the meaning or something mentions in the bible about mermaid, but the Bible never mentions mermaids. I would like to believe that mermaids exist in real life, but I am afraid I believe that Mermaids are fiction.