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Swimmer nearly drowns in Southside retention pond

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A swimmer is being treated for life-threatening injuries after nearly drowning in a Southside retention pond.

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imtellin - 6/25/2013 3:59 AM
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yeah, standing fresh water such as that & lakes can harbor a brain eating bacteria, that will begin symptoms within 5 days after entering through the nasal area.. real smart swimming in dog droppings,, motor oil,, & god only knows what else... give them the idiots of the month award !!!

nativejax - 6/24/2013 10:32 PM
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What the heck are they swimming in a retention pond for? I have always heard these ponds 'retain' really bad 'stuff' in them. YUCK..Hope he recovers to swim another day and hopefully in cleaner waters.
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