"Tragedies around water happen within seconds. Pools, bathtubs, toilets, anytime there’s open water, there could be the potential for a tragedy. It could happen in a split second, as soon as you draw your back," said Andrew Joseph, the area manager for Goldfish Swim Schools. He added, "once they hit the water, if they don’t know how to swim, the drowning can actually start instantly.
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