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Derek Frechette & CEF Memorial Foundation

Christian Frechette

Derek Frechette & CEF Memorial Foundation “PREVENTABLE PAIN” Derek Frechette & CEF Memorial Foundation By Derek Frechette The heart retching, preventable, inconsolable loss of our son Christian to drowning.  It was Friday, July 13th, 2007, a day of trepidation for some, a day our lives changed forever for us.  It started off as a normal summer around 8:00 o’clock in ...

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Jenna DeVito-Roisum & The Mason’s Walk For Drowning Prevention

Mason Alexander Roisum

By Jenna DeVito-Roisum   Mason Alexander Roisum was born into this world on September 7, 2006. This was the first of the two happiest days of my life. (The second being the birth of my daughter). My husband and I learned we were pregnant with Mason on January 1st of that same year. I fell in love immediately.  That love ...

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Yosina M. Lissebeck: Mother and Child Safety Advocate

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Yosina M. Lissebeck: Mother and Child Safety Advocate by Yosina M. Lissebeck   When I was in junior high a school counselor asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I told them I did not want to be anything; I was going to be an attorney.  That drive and motivation had me passing the California State ...

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Sandra Testo-Michaud and The Katelyn Foundation

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Sandra Testo-Michaud and The Katelyn Foundation by Sandra Testo-Michaud   No parent should have to experience the heartbreaking loss of a child.  No family should have to bear the far-reaching emotional burden experienced with such a loss.  Every year some 3,500 children drown in the United States.  Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death to children 4 and ...

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