Story archives - tag: "drowning"


I was the only one who could swim and could've jumped in to save him in time, but I just stood there in shock and will now never forgive myself.

tags: death child horrible drowning water swim depression [add]

2012-08-01 11:04:16 / Rating: 624.5 /


I became very disturbed when a 5yr old boy said to me, "Oh take me under the water so I can be sent up to heaven."

tags: drowning childhood [add]

2012-02-16 13:30:16 / Rating: 390 /


While the other kids made a snowman and the adults conversed indoors, I slipped off the dock into the snowy lake and had to be my own hero at age 7.

tags: childhood lake drowning snow winter [add]

2012-01-05 11:17:27 / Rating: 563.25 /

I don't even know you but I will never forget you

Each time I buckle my young daughters life jacket, I can still see her mom, running, screaming across the sand as they try and revive her.

tags: childhood death drowning neglect swimming [add]

2008-07-30 14:39:31 / Rating: 796.5 /


How many times did she have to be told: you don't leave a five-month-old alone in the bathtub?

tags: drowning dead child negligent babysitter [add]

2008-04-10 15:47:02 / Rating: 513.5 /