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In this country, black and Latino children are three times more likely to die from drowning as white children.  When Cullen Jones was five years old, he narrowly avoiding become part of that statistic.  Today, he’s an Olympic gold medalist in swimming, and he travels the country encouraging minority kids to learn how to swim.  Only A Game’s Karen Given joined Jones at a recent stop in New York City.

This segment aired on November 27, 2010.

Karen Given Twitter Executive Producer, Only A Game
Karen is the executive producer for WBUR's Only A Game.


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