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Ed Peters, 70, does pull-ups at Jones Beach (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)

Ed Peters, 70, does pull-ups at Jones Beach to help stay in shape. (July 3, 2013)

Ed Peters -- 50-year Jones Beach lifeguard

Ed Peters --- 50-year Jones Beach lifeguard

Surf's up for Ed Peters, a 70-year-old
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Surf's up for Ed Peters, a 70-year-old lifeguard who has worked 50 years at Jones Beach. With him are (left-to right) Chris Johnson, Corinne Dictor, (his daughter, also a lifeguard) Tammy McLoughlin, Brittany Boehm, Kristie Hirten and Donnie Campbell. (July 13, 2013)

Jones Beach lifeguard, Ed Peters, 70. He supervises
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Jones Beach lifeguard, Ed Peters, 70. He supervises 46 other lifeguards. (July 13, 2013)

Ed Peters, 70, is a lifeguard who has
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Ed Peters, 70, is a lifeguard who has worked 50 years at Jones Beach. (July 5, 2013)

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Ed Peters, 70, is ready with the rescue
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Ed Peters, 70, is ready with the rescue boat at Jones Beach. (July 13, 2013)

Lifeguards Ed Peters, left, Scott Regel, front right,
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Lifeguards Ed Peters, left, Scott Regel, front right, and Bill Hrock at Jones Beach. (July 13, 2013)

Ed Peters, left, and Pete Clark take
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Ed Peters, left, and Pete Clark take a boat out at Jones Beach. (July 5, 2013)

Ed Peters, 70, does pull-ups at Jones Beach
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Ed Peters, 70, does pull-ups at Jones Beach to help stay in shape. (July 3, 2013)

Ed Peters, with fellow lifeguard Tammy McLoughlin, exercises
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Ed Peters, with fellow lifeguard Tammy McLoughlin, exercises in the Jones Beach lifeguard shack. (July 3, 2013)

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Ed Peters exercises inside the Jones Beach lifeguard
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Ed Peters exercises inside the Jones Beach lifeguard shack. (July 13, 2013)

Ed Peters exercises inside the lifeguard shack. (July
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Ed Peters exercises inside the lifeguard shack. (July 3, 2013)

Ed Peters with his grandson, Liam Dictor, his
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Ed Peters with his grandson, Liam Dictor, his daughter, Corinne Dictor, also a lifeguard, and his son-in-law Mike Dictor. (July 13, 2013)

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