Another spring in Utah, another child drowned ("Taylorsville child dies after near-drowning in pond," Tribune, May 29). And another ("North Logan drowning victim identified," Tribune, June 22). And two near-drownings ("Two boys nearly drown in separate incidents," Tribune, June 19).
Unfortunately, there will more heartbreaking incidents before summer ends. The article "Drowning doesn't look like drowning" on www.slate.com should be required reading for anyone around children of any age near any body of water.
A child drowning in a backyard or community pool, hot tub, pond, etc., is not an "accident" but a preventable occurrence.