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Women Who’ve Made a Difference: Ann Buttenwieser, the Floating Pool Lady

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Pleasure has been Ann’s business since 1980, when she came up with the idea of a floating swimming pool. “The joy on the faces on the kids, both in Brooklyn and particularly in the Bronx . . . " she says “. . . except for my four children, and marrying my husband, 'The Floating Pool Lady' is the best thing that could have happened to me.”

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