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Too many parents are fixated on their smartphones instead of monitoring their children in the water when visiting the beach or lake, putting their safety at risk. At least, that's the claim of lifeguard organizations in Germany. The post Lifeguards in Germany link child drownings to smartphone-distracted parents appeared first on Digital Trends. ...

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