Drowning continues to be a leading cause of death for children and it does not look how it appears in the movies and television. Drowning is quiet, quick and several of the signs happen underwater, where we may not be able to observe swimmers distress. Children should *never* be unsupervised while swimming but knowing the physical signs of struggle in the water and drowning can help save lives.
Learn more about water safety here.
sources: The Orange County Register, Great Lakes Surf Rescue and the US Coast Guard