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Father saves son after he drowns in above ground pool

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

A father was able to save his two-and-a-half-year-old son by doing CPR after he drowned in their above ground pool on July 9th. The father says it was an extremely scary experience and one they never expected to happen.

The family thought they had taken every precaution to keep their kids from getting into the pool when they were not outside. However, their son Michael somehow managed to get into the water. When they found him, he was lifeless floating in the pool.

While his wife called 911, Jack Raymos immediately started doing CPR. It is something he learned how to do in high school, but never thought he would use. Thanks to his quick actions his son is still alive and does not have any brain damage from the incident.

Now, the family says they will not be using the above ground pool for several years and have signed up all their kids for swim lessons at a nearby community pool. They plan to swim at the community pool from now on.

 

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