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NeighborsGo.com – Heath resident Socorro Hettinger hired a private swim teacher for her son Daniel when he was 10.
News reports about child drownings always struck a chord with her, and she was determined that her son would not be a victim.
Daniel, who is intellectually disabled, struggled. After one lesson, the teacher told Socorro the boy would not learn how to float, much less swim.