Loins of punjab presents part 5 9

Loins of punjab presents part 5 9

Hope it works! And Rebecca hero? I don t feel like a hero. I feel more like a goofy side-kick! Thanks for so much info, Jeff! Wow, a treasure trove. I m so grateful when other authors share their experiences good and bad so that we can all learn from each other. The writing community is the best, and I m so proud to be a part of it. Best of luck with all of your projects. Sounds like you ve done everything possible to make it a success! Wow, you put a lot into it. Unfortunately most indie authors, such as myself, don t loins of punjab presents part 5 9 that kind of money to put into it. I hope you recoup your expenses and that it works. Register, Log In or use the form below to post a comment. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked Share On Facebook Published: June 16th, 2010 by Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the cockpit, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the owners who were swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach. I think he thinks youre drowning, the husband said to his wife. They had been splashing each other and she had screamed but now they were just standing, neck-deep on the sand bar. Were fine, what is he doing? she asked, a little annoyed. Were fine! the husband yelled, waving him off, but his captain kept swimming hard. Move! he barked as he sprinted between the stunned owners. Directly behind them, not ten feet away, their nine-year-old daughter was drowning. Safely above the surface in the arms of the captain, she burst into tears, Daddy! How did this captain know, from fifty feet away, what the father couldnt recognize loins of punjab presents part 5 9 just ten? Drowning is not the violent, splashing, call for help that most people expect. The captain was trained to recognize drowning by experts and years of experience. The father, on the other hand, loins of punjab presents part 5 9 learned what drowning looks like by watching television. If you spend time on or near the water hint: thats all of us then you should make sure that you and your crew knows what to look for whenever people enter the water. Until she cried a tearful, Daddy, she hadnt made a sound. As a former Coast Guard rescue swimmer, I wasnt surprised at all by this story. Drowning is almost always a deceptively quiet event. The waving, splashing, and yelling that dramatic conditioning television prepares us to look for, is rarely seen in real life. The Instinctive Drowning Response so named by Francesco A. Pia, , is what people do to avoid actual or perceived suffocation in the water. And it does not look like most people expect. There is very little splashing, no waving, and no yelling or calls for help of any kind. To get an idea of just how quiet and undramatic from the surface drowning can be, consider this: It is the number two cause of accidental death in children, age 15 and under just behind vehicle accidents of the approximately 750 children who will drown next year, about 375 of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or other adult. In ten percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch them do it, having no idea it is happening source: CDC. Drowning does not look like drowning Dr. Pia, in an article in the Coast Guard s On Scene Magazine, described the instinctive drowning response like this: Except in rare circumstances, drowning people are physiologically unable to call out for help. Th e respiratory system was designed for breathing. Speech is the secondary or overlaid function. Breathing must be fulfilled, before speech occurs. Drowning peoples mouths alternately sink below and reappear above the surface of the water. The mouths of drowning people are not above the surface of the water long enough for them to exhale, inhale, and call out for help.

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