(CBS) Just seeing a lifeguard instills a sense of security.
But having a lifeguard at water’s edge — doesn’t always mean your pool is safe.
The statistics are sobering. On average, 10 people a day die from unintentional drowning. More than one in 5 drowning deaths involves a child 14 or younger. Some of those cases involve pools where life guards were on duty.
“Early Show” Consumer Correspondent Susan Koeppen told the story of Yoni Gottesman.
Yoni was just 4 years old when his parents took him to summer camp.
His mother, Anat Gottesman, said, “I remember when I left him in the morning. He said, ‘Mommy, I’m so happy. Bye bye. We’ll see you later.'”
But that was the last they would see Yoni alive.
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