Professional Mermaid Finds Love Under the 'Sea'

Melissa Dawn's ability to hold her breath resulted in not only a career, but also a relationship.
2:22 | 07/26/13

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-- we're gonna turn now to a romance that proves there really are. Plenty of fish. In the C professional mermaid. Melissa Dunn had no idea there was one it was was not necessarily looking for -- -- one day. She found herself. Cook saying see you doing -- on a fellow performer. ABC's Claire Shipman has the story. In the I -- most little girls and some big -- Melissa dawn was already living the dream. It's -- and it's yeah. Watching -- little money and I can't complain. I go out to the pool -- John van and I immediately start like thinking of the songs prince -- can wishing I had. Friends under the ocean and an underwater performer known for her mermaid news Melissa design -- six years ago and made a video which was an overnight sensation. Mermaid Melissa was -- of course. Could be -- up off. And like the make believe Arial she sensed that something someone was missing. I did pitcher in my mind I love story when I first -- and my -- and I want names. So find the right guy I pictured him walking up to the water's edge and me coming over as a mermaid and pulling and then and giving him a kiss underwater from. -- the moment and yeah. -- romance will never sound mundane again. Fellow diver Antonio -- -- on details to join the list is traveling mermaid show and before long. Stephanie affairs. But -- -- opposite of the tradition of. Where the guy saves the -- -- so she brought him to do we've heard her -- world. But it's not all romance -- -- designed by Melissa and made out of silicon. Cost 5000 dollars each and -- sixty pounds. I'm wearing that 65 pound -- today so be ready for it but for Melissa and Antonio -- congruent seven their underwater and land based magic. Is worth the few raised eyebrows. Getting to live my life and -- and I found -- and -- It's crazy. The Lugar is live in the desert -- for Good Morning America Claire Shipman ABC news Washington.

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