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The MerFriends is a professional troupe of believable mermaids, mermen, and pirates.


The pirates, mermaids, and mermen are all originally from the NeverLand Lagoon. After Peter Pan defeated Captain Hook once and for all, the pirates needed a job. Merfolk are always up for fun, so they joined together and set sail for this great place called Texas to seek adventure.

The MerFriends formed in the summer of 2014 as a way for local professional mers to work together so to establish and build the Dallas-Fort Worth mer-market. 

Most members of the troupe have a background in the performing arts and came with extensive training for stage and film. Several of them are also experienced event entertainers, appearing as various fantasy, story, and heroic characters for children’s birthday parties. 

Since forming, the mermaids and mermen have worked together to perfect basic water skills such as flips, twists, bubble shapes, extended breath holds, and underwater modeling poses. They also wrote and choreographed their various shows. The pirates have attended stage combat workshops, learning to adequately handle their very real swords and daggers. Each member of the troupe is CPR, First Aide, and Lifeguard certified.  Our commitment is to be Professional, Believable, and Safe which  requires ongoing training and practice.

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Mermaid Calysta swims in the tank
** IT'S MER-MONDAY!!! **
Mermaid Calysta of The MerFriends swam in the world's largest traveling mermaid tank this last weekend at the Lubbock Arts Festival. Thank you to Moon Mermaid and her entire crew- ESPECIALLY Marie Softpaws who was our lifeguard on duty for every swim and our merwrangler. You all made mermaid dreams come true in more ways than one this weekend. Thank you from the bottom of our fins! #tailflip
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Laura the Mermaid Tank Swim
** IT'S MER-MONDAY!!! **

Laura the Mermaid of The MerFriends swam in the world's largest traveling mermaid tank this last weekend at the Lubbock Arts Festival. Thank you to Moon Mermaid and her entire crew- ESPECIALLY Marie Softpaws who was our lifeguard on duty for every swim and our merwrangler. You all made mermaid dreams come true in more ways than one this weekend. Thank you from the bottom of our fins! #tailflip

#laurathemermaid #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #merfriends #moonmermaid #mermaidmoon #moon #mermaid #softpaws #redtail #lubbockartsfestival #lubbock #blue #bluemermaid #tank #mermaidhair #mermaidtail #mermaidlife #dream #dreamjob
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Moon MermaidWe love the Merfriends!!!!!!! We miss you already!

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Marie SoftpawsI don't have any words... y'all were the best to work with! #piratefamilyforlife

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Laura the MermaidThis really happened?!

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Megan AbneyYou look gorgeous

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The MerFriends are super proud of Mermaid Calysta in her first tank swim. Thanks Moon Mermaid for making dreams come true!
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The MerFriends are super proud of Mermaid Calysta in her first tank swim. Thanks Moon Mermaid for making dreams come true!
#purpletail #safemermaid #firstswim #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #mermaid #mermaidshow #tank

Mermaid Calysta preps for her first tank swim at the Lubbock Arts Festival with Moon Mermaid
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Mermaid Calysta preps for her first tank swim at the Lubbock Arts Festival with Moon Mermaid
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Being nervous backstage, peeking out at the audience, hearing the audience chatter before the show begins. Never gets old. Even if your stage is a 5,000 gallon mermaid tank!
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Being nervous backstage, peeking out at the audience, hearing the audience chatter before the show begins. Never gets old. Even if your stage is a 5,000 gallon mermaid tank!
#themerfriends #mermaid #backstage  #workingmermaid #safemermaid #redtail #mermaidtail #curtain

The MerFriends shared Moon Mermaid's photo.

Laura the Mermaid and Mermaid Calysta have arrived in Lubbock, Texas, ready to swim with Moon Mermaid. This tank is simply incredibly, the pirates are BEYOND nice and helpful, and the water is freezing! JUST KEEP SWIMMING is our motto for tomorrow!

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Laura the Mermaid and Mermaid Calysta have arrived in Lubbock, Texas, ready to swim with Moon Mermaid. This tank is simply incredibly, the pirates are BEYOND nice and helpful, and the water is freezing! JUST KEEP SWIMMING is our motto for tomorrow!#themerfriends #moonmermaid #lubbock #lubbockartsfestival #safemermaid #bluemermaid #redtail

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Megan AbneyHer tank is amazing

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Teresa BakerI barely made it! Laura was the last one in the tank!

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Laura the MermaidSwim schedule: 12Noon- Laura 1- Calysta 2- Moon 3- Laura 4- Calysta 5-Moon 6- Laura and Calysta

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From Laura the Mermaid:
Hello everyone. Just a heads up: I just finished an INSANE tax season at HR Block, I am at the Ranger game tonight with my dad for our monthly date, I was super smart and at the last minute took on the role of Rosalind in an As You Like It school touring show with our first show tomorrow- cramming lines!!- after which I pick up Caylee and drive to Lubbock for two days of mermaid shows. All the emails and questions and inquiries will be answered by Monday. I am buried in Shakespeare and mermaid stuff until then, and will be catching up sporadically as I can. Thank you for understanding.
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The MerFriends shared Lubbock Arts Festival's video.

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Mermaid Calysta and Laura the Mermaid of The MerFriends are SUPER excited to swim into Lubbock on Friday, joining our friend Moon Mermaid for swims, stories, and photo ops.
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Market Street Presents the 39th Annual Lubbock Arts Festival on April 22nd and 23rd.

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Summer fun on our horizon!

** IT'S MER-MONDAY!! **

The hardest thing about planning and shooting our 2018 MerFriend Calendar is NOT showing you the photos right away!!!

Here are some behind the scenes shots from our recent Texas MerFolk Photoshoot. Chris and I have have had these shots in mind for several years, and to see them fully realized is an indescribable feeling.

These were shot at Cedar Hill State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife - Penn Farm. Our photographer was Morgan Shaw Henderson of Captivated Transparency Photography. Models were Merman Lir and Mermaid Calysta of The MerFriends. Mermaid Calysta's tail is from MerNation. Merman Lir's tail is from LaNyah the Mermaid. All images belong to The MerFriends and cannot be shared without proper credit. (Otherwise, that is stealing. Don't steal.)

And make plans to buy our calendar when it goes on sale this November!

#themerfriends #safemermaid #mermaid #mermaidlife #texasmerfolk #texas #texasmerman #merman #mermen #bluebonnets #mermaidhair #photoshoot #mermaidtail #texaspride #dontmesswithtexas #mercowboy #cowboy #cowgirl #mercowgirl #lonestar #captivated #transparency #dfw #metroplex #texasmermaid #mermaids #texasmermaids #mermonday #mermaidmonday #spring
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** ITS MER-MONDAY!! **The hardest thing about planning and shooting our 2018 MerFriend Calendar is NOT showing you the photos right away!!!Here are some behind the scenes shots from our recent Texas MerFolk Photoshoot. Chris and I have have had these shots in mind for several years, and to see them fully realized is an indescribable feeling.These were shot at Cedar Hill State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife - Penn Farm. Our photographer was Morgan Shaw Henderson of Captivated Transparency Photography. Models were Merman Lir and Mermaid Calysta of The MerFriends. Mermaid Calystas tail is from MerNation. Merman Lirs tail is from LaNyah the Mermaid. All images belong to The MerFriends and cannot be shared without proper credit. (Otherwise, that is stealing. Dont steal.)And make plans to buy our calendar when it goes on sale this November!#themerfriends  #safemermaid  #mermaid #mermaidlife #texasmerfolk #texas #texasmerman #merman #mermen #bluebonnets #mermaidhair #photoshoot #mermaidtail #texaspride #dontmesswithtexas #mercowboy #cowboy #cowgirl #mercowgirl #lonestar #captivated #transparency   #dfw #metroplex #texasmermaid #mermaids #texasmermaids #mermonday #mermaidmonday #spring

** IT'S WRANGLER WEDNESDAY!!! **

Merwrangler Joshua has been with The MerFriends for 2 years now. He excels at lifting mermaids and delivering droll, dry pirate humor to audiences of all ages. He is also a personal trainer and cameraman, working on some of Dallas' most prestigious and prominent movies.

Our MerWranglers make the mer magic possible. They are our legs on land, co-conspirators of fun, and our personal security and lifeguard. We would be nothing without them! To book Captain Joshua for your event, please contact us!
#merwrangler #wrangler #wednesday #wranglerwednesday #pirate #pirateentertainment #professionalpirate #safemermaid #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #themercademy #themerket #dfw #carryme #aquaman #thankyou #mermagic #mermaidmagic
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** ITS WRANGLER WEDNESDAY!!! **Merwrangler Joshua has been with The MerFriends for 2 years now. He excels at lifting mermaids and delivering droll, dry pirate humor to audiences of all ages. He is also a personal trainer and cameraman, working on some of Dallas most prestigious and prominent movies.Our MerWranglers make the mer magic possible. They are our legs on land, co-conspirators of fun, and our personal security and lifeguard. We would be nothing without them! To book Captain Joshua for your event, please contact us!
#merwrangler #wrangler #wednesday #wranglerwednesday #pirate #pirateentertainment #professionalpirate #safemermaid #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #themercademy #themerket #dfw #carryme #aquaman #thankyou #mermagic #mermaidmagic

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Joshua DavisAw. 🙂 Thanks

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Laura the MermaidJoshua Davis was a total life saver when my go pro stopped working during an event! Because of his expertise, and while in character, he fixed it and wonderful party memories were captured for future enjoyment!

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The MerFriends with Michael Perry Williams and 6 others.

** IT'S MER-MONDAY!!! **

When MerFriends cosplay...

And yes. Mermaids like to dress up as their favorite super heros too!

All-Con and Fan Expo 2017

#themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #dfw #safemermaid #mermaid #cosplay #mermaidcosplay #pirate #merwrangler #butler #allcon #fanexpo #dallascomiccon #jamesmarsters #photoop #mermaidplay #dressup #batgirl
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** ITS MER-MONDAY!!! **When MerFriends cosplay...And yes. Mermaids like to dress up as their favorite super heros too!All-Con and Fan Expo 2017#themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #dfw #safemermaid #mermaid #cosplay #mermaidcosplay #pirate #merwrangler #butler  #allcon #fanexpo #dallascomiccon #jamesmarsters #photoop #mermaidplay #dressup #batgirl

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** IT'S FAIRY FRIDAY!!! **

A new fairy is flying in to join The MerFriends. She will be here in just a couple of weeks! As a hint to who our fairy friend might be, here is one of the most beautiful images from a movie that was made about her MANY years ago. Does anyone want to guess who she is? Comment your guess below!

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** ITS FAIRY FRIDAY!!! **A new fairy is flying in to join The MerFriends. She will be here in just a couple of weeks! As a hint to who our fairy friend might be, here is one of the most beautiful images from a movie that was made about her MANY years ago. Does anyone want to guess who she is? Comment your guess below!#fairyfriday #fairy #fairydust #pixie #pixiedust #believe #fairyfriend #fairyfriends #guess #comment

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Jessica SmithWait, is this a shot from Fern Gully? (I'm not good at this game)

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** Wrangler Wednesday **

When I tell you The MerFriends would not exist without Merman Lir, it is an understatement. He is pirate, sailor prince, aquaman, merman, instructor for The Mercademy, lifeguard, and sound businessman who guides a lot of our logistical planning. And he only ever asked to be a merman! When the mer grotto of fame is erected, his face should be one of the first etched on the gold plated walls. Words can never express my gratitude to him. He is my #1 Merwrangler.

I'll stop gushing now before I rewrite Wind Beneath my Wings to Current Under My Fins...

#merman #mermen #mermenoffacebook #merwrangler #wrangler #wednesday #wranglerwednesday #pirate #pirateentertainment #professionalpirate #safemermaid #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #themercademy #themerket #dfw #carryme #aquaman #thankyou
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** Wrangler Wednesday **When I tell you The MerFriends would not exist without Merman Lir, it is an understatement. He is pirate, sailor prince, aquaman, merman, instructor for The Mercademy, lifeguard, and sound businessman who guides a lot of our logistical planning. And he only ever asked to be a merman! When the mer grotto of fame is erected, his face should be one of the first etched on the gold plated walls. Words can never express my gratitude to him. He is my #1 Merwrangler.Ill stop gushing now before I rewrite Wind Beneath my Wings to Current Under My Fins...#merman #mermen #mermenoffacebook #merwrangler #wrangler #wednesday #wranglerwednesday #pirate #pirateentertainment #professionalpirate #safemermaid #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #themercademy #themerket #dfw #carryme #aquaman #thankyou

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The MerFriends shared their MerFriend Safety Demonstration.

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** IT'S MER-MONDAY!!! **

The MerFriends are available to community pools, HOAs, gyms, daycares, and other organizations that plan to open their pools for the summer with a focus on safety. This video shows a VERY simple safety demonstration with 1 mermaid and 1 merwrangler (pirate). Bigger shows with more complex stunts are also available, depending on your needs. Please contact us to discuss rates- water safety is our mission and we often will appear at no charge for non-profits' safety days!

MerFriend Safety Demonstration

#themerfriends #themercademy #themerket #watersafety #safetyday #poolsafety #mermaidlife #mermaidhair #mermaid #mermaidentertainer #professionalmermaid #safemermaid #workingmermaid #merwrangler #pirate #waterballet #show #watershow #mermonday #mermaidmonday
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**It's MER-MONDAY!!!** We were asked to reiterate the pool rules before a day care opened it's pool for the summer in Wylie. Merwrangler Josh, a professional stuntman, and Little Mermaid Kelly show everyone how to be safe such as walking, jumping FINS first, wearing a life jacket, and having a lifeguard ready to watch you.Our safety day demonstrations can be as basic as this and up to and including pirates in a boat performing flips, jumps, dives, and sword fights. Our company purpose is to p...

** IT'S MERWRANGLER WEDNESDAY!!! **
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The MerFriends are still hiring MerWranglers for the summer season.
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Applicants must:
be 21 years of age
have reliable transportation
stay in good communication via email, Facebook, and text messages
be a certified lifeguard as of May 31 via the American Red Cross or Ellis and Associates.
Acting/performing/stunt experience is preferred but not required. We will train.
Provide your own black pants, black swim trunks, and black footwear that is pool safe (non-slip) to complete the costume. We provide the rest of the costumes including pirate, the Little Mermaid's sailor prince, AquaMan, etc.
MOST gigs are on Saturdays and Sundays, 11-5, but work is varied and sporadic. Gigs are uploaded to a group calendar for you to claim as you can/want. Being available on the weekends increases your chances for bookings.

Please email us at info@themerfriends.com. Please include work resume, acting resume (if you have it), a recent photo, and copies of your certification or enrollment confirmation in a course. I have a contract for you to look over and you will sign some new hire paperwork (background check, drug testing, etc.)

Pay is $75/hour plus tips. You will sit down with the owner, Laura, for an interview/orientation and a bit of training. This can be done at a coffee shop at your convenience. Once contracts and new hire paperwork is completed, you will apprentice (backup an experienced Merwrangler) during a gig at $25/hour, and then you will take the lead on a second gig with an experienced Merwrangler being your backup. Then you are ready to be listed on the website and get booked as a Merwrangler, pirate entertainer, or lifeguard.

You can see descriptions, pictures, and video on our website www.TheMerFriends.com to get a better understanding of what it is we do.
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#mermaidmonday #mermonday #merwrangler #nowhiring #applynow #lifeguard #muscles #dfw #professional #believe #believable #safe #watersafety #mermen #merman #mermaid #pirate #professionalmermaid #professionalpirate #pirateentertainment #fairy #mermaidlife
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** ITS MERWRANGLER WEDNESDAY!!! **
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The MerFriends are still hiring MerWranglers for the summer season.
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Applicants must:
be 21 years of age
have reliable transportation
stay in good communication via email, Facebook, and text messages
be a certified lifeguard as of May 31 via the American Red Cross or Ellis and Associates.
Acting/performing/stunt experience is preferred but not required. We will train.
Provide your own black pants, black swim trunks, and black footwear that is pool safe (non-slip) to complete the costume. We provide the rest of the costumes including pirate, the Little Mermaids sailor prince, AquaMan, etc.
MOST gigs are on Saturdays and Sundays, 11-5, but work is varied and sporadic. Gigs are uploaded to a group calendar for you to claim as you can/want. Being available on the weekends increases your chances for bookings.Please email us at info@themerfriends.com. Please include work resume, acting resume (if you have it), a recent photo, and copies of your certification or enrollment confirmation in a course. I have a contract for you to look over and you will sign some new hire paperwork (background check, drug testing, etc.)Pay is $75/hour plus tips. You will sit down with the owner, Laura, for an interview/orientation and a bit of training. This can be done at a coffee shop at your convenience. Once contracts and new hire paperwork is completed, you will apprentice (backup an experienced Merwrangler) during a gig at $25/hour, and then you will take the lead on a second gig with an experienced Merwrangler being your backup. Then you are ready to be listed on the website and get booked as a Merwrangler, pirate entertainer, or lifeguard.You can see descriptions, pictures, and video on our website www.TheMerFriends.com to get a better understanding of what it is we do.
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#mermaidmonday #mermonday #merwrangler #nowhiring #applynow #lifeguard #muscles #dfw #professional #believe #believable #safe #watersafety #mermen #merman #mermaid #pirate #professionalmermaid #professionalpirate #pirateentertainment #fairy #mermaidlife

The MerFriends shared Moon Mermaid's event.

** IT'S MER-MONDAY!!! **

The MerFriends are excited to announce that Laura the Mermaid and Mermaid Calysta will be swimming with Moon Mermaid when she comes to Lubbock Texas for the Arts Festival at the end of April. She is allowing us the RARE treat of joining her in the 40 foot portable mermaid lagoon that she takes all over the United States, performing in shows and making appearances.

So, all our Lubbock area fans should make plans to attend. DFW fans should make plans to carpool! 😉

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Moon Mermaid Swims by the Lubbock Arts Festival 40ft Tank

April 22, 2017, 10:00am

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

Join my pirate friends, my seafriends, and special guest Captain Jack, and I in Lubbock Texas as we perform in the 40ft traveling tank, read stories of my adventures, and meet and greets at the Lubbock Arts Festival April 22-23!Saturday~ 10:30 Storytime with Moon 11:00 Autographs, Meet and Greets and Photos 12-7pm 15 minute mermaid swim shows every hour!Sunday~ 12:30 Storytime with Moon 1:00 Autographs, Meet and Greets and Photos ...

Moon Mermaid Swims by the Lubbock Arts Festival 40ft Tank

The MerFriends added 3 new photos — with Michelle Gruben and Tyna Chenoweth.

** IT'S FAIRY FRIDAY!!! **

Michelle the Fairy joined The MerFriends almost one year ago. She decided to come play at our Mermorial Day pool party 2016 and quickly fit right in. She's been working in Texas as a professional fairy for several years and even has her own fairy store, Grove and Grotto. You'll often see her at Renaissance Fairs, Festivals, concerts, and the occasional birthday party.

To book Michelle the Fairy, please contact The MerFriends www.TheMerFriends.com

#themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #fairy #fairyfriday #fairies #believe #clapyourhands #pixie #pixiedust #fairyentertainment #fairyentertainer #profairy #fairydust #purplefairy #bluefairy #greenfairy #fairywings
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** ITS FAIRY FRIDAY!!! **Michelle the Fairy joined The MerFriends almost one year ago. She decided to come play at our Mermorial Day pool party 2016  and quickly fit right in. Shes been working in Texas as a professional fairy for several years and even has her own fairy store, Grove and Grotto. Youll often see her at Renaissance Fairs, Festivals, concerts, and the occasional birthday party.To book Michelle the Fairy, please contact The MerFriends www.TheMerFriends.com#themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #fairy #fairyfriday #fairies #believe #clapyourhands #pixie #pixiedust #fairyentertainment #fairyentertainer #profairy #fairydust #purplefairy #bluefairy #greenfairy #fairywings

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The MercademyShe's also a great FAIRY TEACHER!

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Laura L. Watson- StorytellerI want to be a fairy!

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They came to the Irving arts center and they were amazing! My son was thrilled to meet them! Going to go check them out!

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The MerFriends shared their photo.

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** It's Wrangler Wednesday!!! **The mer-magic we create would be impossible without our merwranglers. Merwranglers are primarily responsible for the safety of the mer, but they also help entertain guests, answer questions, pass out marketing materials, and take photos on guests' devices (as well as posing for pictures). Everyone thinks of them as the muscle, though, as they are first seen carrying the mermaid into and out of her events. They are the human legs our mers need to navigate when ou...

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Tail flip Tuesday!
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Laura the Mermaid, Geordie The Mermaid, Mermaid Calysta, and Jordan the Mermaid of The MerFriends!
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#tailflip #tailfliptuesday #tailtuesday #mermaid #mermaidtail #mermaidsarereal #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #mermaidlife #mermaidhair #flip #nofilter #nofilterneeded #underwater #underwaterphotography
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Tail flip Tuesday!
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Laura the Mermaid, Geordie The Mermaid, Mermaid Calysta, and Jordan the Mermaid of The MerFriends!
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#tailflip #tailfliptuesday #tailtuesday #mermaid #mermaidtail #mermaidsarereal #themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #mermaidlife #mermaidhair #flip #nofilter #nofilterneeded  #underwater #underwaterphotography

The MerFriends added 4 new photos — with Laura L Watson.

** IT'S MER-MONDAY!!! **

When contacting The MerFriends, you are usually talking with Laura the Mermaid (lucky you...) so we thought you should meet the mermaid behind all this magic. Just who is crazy enough to put fairies, mermaids, and pirates together with the mission to promote water safety and responsibility?

Laura has been a swim instructor and lifeguard for over 20 years and a professional actor for 10 years. She exhibited the entrepreneur spirit at a young age, but has NEVER grown up. She is a NeverLand native through and through. She earned degrees in history, theatre arts, and journalism from the University of North Texas (Denton) before spending several years traveling the world as an international missionary. Once firmly planted back in Texas, childhood daydreams started coming back to the surface.

She was born a mermaid, but it took her almost 30 years to find her first tail. A business was born by accident- while on vacation in Hawaii, in fact! Once home, she quickly put together a team of merwranglers to keep her safe during events, calling these appearances Laura the Mermaid and her merfriends. It expanded from there to include Little Mermaid Kelly, TinkerBell, Merman Lir, and so many more MerFriends! We just keep growing!

Now, she runs The MerFriends performance troupe, The Mercademy classes, designs for The Merket, teaches for Miss Laura's Swim Lessons, AND attempts to do that actor thing (that thing that actually pays most of the bills, Laura L. Watson- Storyteller.)

Learn more about her at www.LauraLWatson.com and get to know her closest friends at www.TheMerFriends.com

"Bringing the mystery, beauty, and acceptance I have found within myself to those around me. Safe swimming!"

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** ITS MER-MONDAY!!! **When contacting The MerFriends, you are usually talking with Laura the Mermaid (lucky you...) so we thought you should meet the mermaid behind all this magic. Just who is crazy enough to put fairies, mermaids, and pirates together with the mission to promote water safety and responsibility?Laura has been a swim instructor and lifeguard for over 20 years and a professional actor for 10 years. She exhibited the entrepreneur spirit at a young age, but has NEVER grown up. She is a NeverLand native through and through. She earned degrees in history, theatre arts, and journalism from the University of North Texas (Denton) before spending several years traveling the world as an international missionary. Once firmly planted back in Texas, childhood daydreams started coming back to the surface.She was born a mermaid, but it took her almost 30 years to find her first tail. A business was born by accident- while on vacation in Hawaii, in fact! Once home, she quickly put together a team of merwranglers to keep her safe during events, calling these appearances Laura the Mermaid and her merfriends. It expanded from there to include Little Mermaid Kelly, TinkerBell, Merman Lir, and so many more MerFriends! We just keep growing!Now, she runs The MerFriends performance troupe, The Mercademy classes, designs for The Merket, teaches for Miss Lauras Swim Lessons, AND attempts to do that actor thing (that thing that actually pays most of the bills, Laura L. Watson- Storyteller.)Learn more about her at www.LauraLWatson.com and get to know her closest friends at www.TheMerFriends.comBringing the mystery, beauty, and acceptance I have found within myself to those around me. Safe swimming!#themerfriends #themerfriendsdfw #redtail #mermaidmonday #mermonday #tailflip #underwater #mermaidlife #mermaidhair #professionalmermaid #safemermaid #workingmermaid #merboss #mermaidentertainer #dfw #mermama #merfriend #merfriends #mermaid

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Laura L. Watson- StorytellerI'm thankful they always remember me after my audition- not many mermaids come through the casting office.

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Laura L WatsonFrom my first babysitter's club to Splash and Little Mermaid, my 80s inspirations have always been good to me!

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Charlotte Marie DietzLove you; and love this; and keep it up.

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