A child drowned in our condo complex pool recently. The shock is felt everywhere. Especially since she drowned while there were other people in the pool, around the pool. She drowned with her parents there. No one knew she was drowning.
Everyone is asking, "How did this happen? How can they not know she was drowning?" Well, that'll be Hollywood's fault. Everyone thinks that a person in distress would be screaming for help and flailing about in the water. Apparently, it's not that way at all. This article describes how real drowning is like and, parents, please read!
"Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning" from gCaptain
The article says, "Children playing in the water make noise. When they get quiet, you get to them and find out why." Whether it's in the pool or in the bathtub, never ever leave children alone. Be safe! And let's say a prayer for the poor parents of that little girl, too.