Beach Season is Here, and Water Safety Advocates Say They’re Worried
"Halle Quezada never gave much thought to the dangers of water.
“We’re around water all the time. We usually don’t drown,” said the West Ridge mother of two. “It’s not like fire – you play with fire, you’re going to get burned.”
But Quezada’s perception of water safety changed after a fateful night last summer. She and her family witnessed the immediate aftermath of a teenage girl submerging in a structural current at Loyola Beach. She and her husband helped pull one of two girls out of the water."
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