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Drowning Child’s Rescue Caught on Police Body Camera

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Drowning Child’s Rescue Caught on Police Body Camera ABC News | ABC Sports News   A little boy apparently had climbed into a backyard swimming pool June 17, and was found underwater, according to Cleveland police.  Officer Ismael Quintana performed chest compressions,  trying frantically to restore the child’s heartbeat.  The 2-year-old’s aunt can be seen kneeling beside the officer, breathing ...

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Boulder’s Tube to Work Day hits the creek

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Boulder’s Tube to Work Day hits the creek Apparently in Boulder Colorado, the seventh installment of the Tube to Work Day encourages commuters to take the wet way to work on Tuesday.  Starting in the morning at Eben G. Fine Park at Third Street and Canyon Boulevard, looks like participants hopped into their tubes and made their way down Boulder ...

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Child Left Alone Near Pool Falls In and Nearly Drowns

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Child Left Alone Near Pool Falls In and Nearly Drowns   ABC News | ABC Sports News Source: abcnews.go.com  

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City Lifeguard Dies During Rescue Attempt in Waters Off Newport Beach

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City Lifeguard Dies During Rescue Attempt in Waters Off Newport Beach According to authorities, a city lifeguard drowned last Sunday while attempting to rescue a swimmer in the waters off Newport Beach, California. Very sad news for the lifesaving community, and remainder that drowning prevention is a serious business and can affect all sides of the equation. Our prayers to ...

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How to Survive Rip Currents

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How to Survive Rip Currents-  abcnews.go.com ABC US News | ABC International News

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Snorkeling Just Got An Interesting Makeover Thanks To The Tribord Easybreath Mask

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Snorkeling Just Got An Interesting Makeover Thanks To The Tribord Easybreath Mask       Tribord, a water sports company based in France, has designed the Easybreath mask, which claims to make it as easy for people to see and breathe underwater as they would on land.  

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Red Cross: Half of Americans can’t swim well

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Red Cross: Half of Americans can’t swim well today.com Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy A new American Red Cross survey reveals that more than half the US population can’t swim at all, or swim so poorly that they could drown. As seen on NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.

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Video: Earthquake Turns Pool into Rough Waters

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Video: Earthquake Turns Pool into Rough Waters   ryot.org Earthquakes seem to be striking more often these days.  But thanks to technology and social media we are able to watch them unfold, sometimes in places we may not even think of during a disaster.   Watch the video of what happens to an Olympic pool when a 7.2 magnitude hits ...

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SDPD officers lauded for life-saving water rescue

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SDPD officers lauded for life-saving water rescue   utsandiego.com SAN DIEGO — Two San Diego police officers who started their shifts on routine patrol ended up making a dramatic rescue that their captain said saved the life of a 20-year-old man who was trapped in a disabled minivan in rapidly rising floodwaters.  Read more

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Lifeguards describe dramatic rescue of canoeist at Hayle

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Lifeguards describe dramatic rescue of canoeist at Hayle     TWO former lifeguards rescued a canoeist who got into difficulty in 4ft waves off the coast of Hayle last week.   Members of the Hayle Surf Life Saving Club, were out training on paddle boards at high tide on Friday afternoon when they spotted that the man had come out of ...

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