October 7, 2010
By joker21 SILVER, Aurora, Colorado
joker21 SILVER, Aurora, Colorado
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About 7000 people die every year because they drown. That’s about 20 every day. And why am I telling you this? Well, because I had an experience close to this. I didn’t exactly drown I almost drowned.It was a beautiful summer day. The sky's were clear ---clear with not a cloud in the sky. Suddenly the sky turned black(not really). I knew some thing bad was going to happen. And just like that it did.

It all happened because of me being stupid and trying to impress my bigger brother. I was doing front flips into the pool and then I twisted my ankle. While I was drowning no one was getting in to help me.It was like I just wasn’t there. At that moment I kept thinking I am dead. If the life guard wouldn’t of helped me, I probably wouldn’t be here or would I. When I broke my ankle I hit my nose and started bleeding. I left the pool water red. I think everyone got out but I don’t remember.

All I remember after that is the lifeguard asking me my name. “Kiiiiiiid whats whats your name .” That’s when I came to my sense and I told him my name and then I got into the water. I only stayed in like the four feet end.

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joker21 SILVER said...
on Oct. 14 2010 at 3:34 pm
joker21 SILVER, Aurora, Colorado
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thank you. I really appreciate that

on Oct. 13 2010 at 9:45 pm
Front flips are da bomb. I love going through the air spinning, feels as if im fyling....but ya drowning? Not cool, doesnt sound fun, at least you didnt die.

on Oct. 13 2010 at 11:11 am
Drowning can be very dangerous. But flips off the side of the pool are fun. You just have to be careful, one of my friends banged her head on the side of the pool and had to be rescued as well. It's pretty scarry.

on Oct. 13 2010 at 10:23 am
I can relate to your story because that happend to me except the part about injuries.


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