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South Korean Children Learn Water Safety Following Ferry Disaster

South Koreans are paying more attention to water safety since the deadly sinking of the Sewol ferry earlier this year. About 300 passengers, mostly high school children, died when the boat capsized. Some advocates now want kids to know how to swim more safely and save lives. Kim Ji-hoon said he already knows how to swim pretty well. But the 9-year-old elementary school student recently learned some new skills in the water.   “I learned how to save a friend if he is drowning. I...

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