Thursday, December 23, 2010 | 3:34 p.m. CST;
updated 10:25 a.m. CST, Monday, January 31, 2011
COLUMBIA — Each year, an estimated 7,000 people drown in the U.S. and 20,000 more come close, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Over half of those incidents occur in water 70 degrees or colder.
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