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Idaho Is Second In The Nation In Child Drownings

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Idaho ranks behind only Florida in the number of child drownings. Idaho Matters talks with West Valley Medical Center's medical director and Lifeguards Without Borders executive director, Dr. Justin Sempsrott, about the importance of swim lessons, making your backyard pool safe and enjoying Idaho's rivers, lakes and ponds safely.

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