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Old 04-03-2013
MarkkuS MarkkuS is offline
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Location: Arboga, Sweden
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Originally Posted by gdmv77 View Post
Additionally, one of the highest killers (ranked 5th overall by the CDC) is unintentional drowning (and is number 2 behind car crashes for kids ages 1-14). Swimming is a life skill which in my opinion should be emphasied for children (as a father of a 4 year old, my son is in the pool as much as possible practicing essentials such as floating and moving himself through the water).
Here in Sweden learning to swimming (breaststroke) is mandatory in the school.
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