Daily Archives: October 26, 2014

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Thought for the Lord’s Day

How often do you think about your rescue?   Years ago, I pulled a lifeless body off the bottom of a pool. The young man was a friend and a top-notch swimmer who had passed out underwater. I was the lifeguard responsible for the afternoon watch at a large pool at a Y in Miami. I noticed he was laying motionless underwater. The other guards were not paying attention because of this young man’s known excellence in the water. But I knew something was wrong, so I yelled to the other guards, dove in and lifted him up to waiting hands which successfully performed CPR.     Over 10 years later I ran into my friend unexpectedly in downtown Miami. […]