Can you spot the drowning child?

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – If you look closely at a video recently posted to YouTube, you may miss what it is showing.

Most people who spoke to WINK News, couldn’t see the child drowning in the large, crowded wave pool.

Sally Kruescher, with the Golisano Children’s Hospital says when kids drown it’s nothing like the movies.

“Drowning is silent, so what we see in movies and TV is not actually what happens. Kids don’t flail their arms and scream,” she said.

Florida leads the nation in drowning deaths in children ages five and under. Enough children to fill three to four preschool classrooms.

“You want to have active barriers, you want to teach your kids to swim and you want to know what to do in case of an accident, so learn CPR,” said Kruescher

Kruescher even says not to use the arm floaties or blow up waist tubes, but the U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket on kids.

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