18.07.30 Honoring Emeline Miller

July 30, 2018
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“…in the blink of an eye…”

“There is not a day that goes by that I don’t pray for the opportunity to go back to that day and make it different. But now we have the opportunity to make other parents day’s different.”

Morgan Beck Miller, wife of skier Bode Miller, speaking about the drowning death of daughter, Emeline. The Millers want to educate the public about the dangers of drowning.
Every single day in America…

3 children will die from drowning.

The CDC also states "drowning kills more children 1-4 than anything else except birth defects."

What You Should Know:

  • Drowning is #2 cause of accidental death in kids (0-14); #1 cause of death is car crashes.
  • Men & boys are more likely to drown; 80% of deaths are male.
  • For adolescents and adults, alcoholA involved in up to 70% of drowning deaths.
  • July/August = deadliest months.

‘A child under 30 pounds can drown in 30 seconds….And I just keep counting to 30 in my head. That was all I needed.’ Morgan Beck Miller

by Jenna Lee,