A large duck (burger_eater) wrote,
A large duck
burger_eater

What does a drowning person look like?

For parents, and everyone else:

“To get an idea of just how quiet and undramatic from the surface drowning can be, consider this: It is the number two cause of accidental death in children, age 15 and under (just behind vehicle accidents) – of the approximately 750 children who will drown next year, about 375 of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or other adult. In ten percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch them do it, having no idea it is happening.”

Mirrored from Twenty Palaces. You can comment here or there.

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