Bode Miller debuts drowning prevention PSAs and reveals wife is pregnant
Bode and Morgan Miller lost their daughter Emmy last June when she slipped out of a neighbor's house and drowned in a swimming pool . That same day Nicole's 3-year-old son Levi also drowned after he wandered outside during a family vacation. The families channeled their grief into action, partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics to create new PSA's alerting other parents to the dangers of drowning, a top cause of death for 1-to-4-year-olds. New guidance says swim lessons can help children after age one and home pools need to be surrounded by four-foot fencing and a locked gate.
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Anneliese Caserta says she thought her daughter, Claire, was playing on a swing set at a friend's house while Anneliese was putting air in her daughter's floats when divine intervention stepped in. Anneliese says she jumped in to save her daughter. She doesn't remember everything that happened
A pregnant mother inhad taken her to the lake on Sunday in hopes of teaching them how to float when she heard the cries of another mother in distress.
Stephanie Swedberg, who is 33 weeks pregnant, said she was in the water at Crystal Beach Park with one of her boys when she saw a fully dressed mother wading through the water screaming for help.
“I didn’t realize anything was off until I saw one of the moms fully dressed, sprinting into the water and screaming for somebody to help her son,” Swedberg, a former lifeguard,“Then I looked over and I saw one of the boys unable to keep his head above the water. He wasn’t screaming… he was just thrashing around, bobbing a little bit.”
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Mom saves drowning son. Posted 5:02 pm, June 25, 2012, by Lance West, Updated at 05:03PM, June 25, 2012. For three hours, he floated safely in the pool, wearing a life jacket and surrounded by other kids and Natalie jumped into the pool and scooped her little boy 's lifeless body out of the water.
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Swedberg told the news outlet she handed her own son off to someone and headed over to the boy to grab him. Once they were back safely on land, she encouraged the boy to continue with swimming lessons, and, in the future, “maybe become a lifeguard.”
She said water safety is important in her family, and that she is teaching her sons at a young age so that they don’t panic “when they can’t touch the ground.”
In a twist of fate,that the family would normally be at church on Sunday morning, but they chose to watch online and head to the lake instead. It also marked her first save despite summers spent lifeguarding.
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HEROS - He did it "naturally", tells his mom ...
"Bastien is a hero! ": His good boils and his paddle appear squarely on the front page of the Progress, this Sunday morning. On Tuesday, the 13-year-old boy rescued two people from drowning at La Croix-Valmer in, reporting and .
Bastien, 13, from Genas, in the suburbs of Lyon, was paddling when a man called him. Himself in trouble, the man asked him to help rescue another man, drowning. Bastien and the improvised rescuer managed to recover the victim, take it out of the water and put it on the rocks.Medalist by the city
"What he did, Bastien did naturally," says his mother to Progress. "I'm proud of my gesture," said the boy, who realizes afterwards: "If I had not saved the first man, we could not have saved the second. The student received this Saturday the medal of the City of La Croix-Valmer.
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Cheerleader Tyra Winters is Rockwall High School's homecoming hero, and it wasn't for anything that happened on the field. The 17-year-old senior was riding on a float in the homecoming parade when she saw a desperate mother and a little boy who needed help."I see the kid. I see a little bright red face and his mom's holding him up, begging for help, screaming, asking, 'Someone help me, someone help me,'" Winters told CNN affiliate KTVT.She told the station that her first thought was, "Oh my God, I've got to help this child.