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Society & Culture  (tags: children, environment, protection, water, drownings, humans )

- 2050 days ago -
Each year, more than 800 children die as a result of unintentional drowning and 3,600 children are injured due to near-drowning incidents.

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Lynn M. (192)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 11:08 am
Gladly signed.

Erin R. (170)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 11:29 am
Thank you!

ivona P. (145)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 1:12 pm
Noted,signed and shared.Thank you Cher.

Tere M. (75)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 1:52 pm
Noted and signed. ~

Vukan Simic (121)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 2:15 pm
Action taken, thanks Cher.

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 5:18 pm
Noted and thanks.Signed !

Sherry E. (168)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 5:46 pm
Signed the Pledge...and Cher thank you.

Eternal Gardener (750)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 7:02 pm
The numbers are indeed truly shocking!!!!!

Anne Jo (12)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 7:48 pm
scary No... Signed the pledge! Take Action!

Aletta Kraan (146)
Wednesday April 21, 2010, 8:17 pm
Noted , signed , thanks !!!

mr Crowley (23)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 12:48 am
this is extremely important. small kids can even drown in a puddle of water. thanks for posting!

Donnette Davis (30)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 1:58 am
Noted and shared. Thank you xoxo

Judy C. (99)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 2:14 am
Signed. Thanks, Cher.

Arild Warud (173)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 2:14 am
Arild added signature #270 to the petition.Ty for the post Cher.

gail dair (0)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 2:44 am
signed thanks

wooddragon xx (88)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 6:35 am
Happy Earth Day Everyone!! :0)
Cheers Cher. Signed.

Peace to you and our world..

. (1)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 1:31 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.

MmAWAY M. (483)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 1:37 pm
Signed #404...

Sadly this happend to a good friend of mine, his only son drowned -- his mom only looked away for a second.

Thanks for getting this out there.

Rebekah O'Brien (9)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 2:47 pm
My husband is a firefighter/EMT and I'm a Registered Nurse and we know all too well about this. Especially living in Florida.My husband sees it all.Scary.

Cher C. (1462)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 3:51 pm

Thnx so much everyone!!!!


Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Thursday April 22, 2010, 9:41 pm
Noted, thanks.

Past Member (0)
Friday April 23, 2010, 2:20 am
Everyone should have highest concern about children and how to act being near water and in water. Here in Sweden the school has put on priority that all children have to learn to swim and save life of emergency in water.

Barbara B. (4)
Friday April 23, 2010, 2:44 am
My neighbour ( years ago) lost a two year old in their backyard swimming pool. One would hope that awareness of the dangers of leaving children unattended near water (even in the bath....toddlers can drown in very little water) would be a high priority. Thanks for posting this. We need constant reminders!

Dr Kathi A. (215)
Friday April 23, 2010, 8:06 am
TY, signed.

Sharon Balloch (127)
Friday April 23, 2010, 9:16 am
only takes a second.. scary stuff.. signed

Ksusha J. (13)
Friday April 23, 2010, 9:26 am
Noted. Signed. Thank you.

Hannah H. (98)
Friday April 23, 2010, 2:18 pm
Already signed! and noted.

pj dickenson (27)
Friday April 23, 2010, 3:10 pm
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