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9-yr-old boy drowned in Snowdonia

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WendyWeber Tue 21-Aug-07 21:07:33

He fell into the river off a slippery path

I have always been paranoid about this kind of place - DH mocks me, he used to be the same in the Lakes when the kids were smaller, rushing off up steep hills with a 2-yr-old on his shoulders . I can remember other instances of people falling into fast-flowing water from similar sort of paths.

Poor little boy (and poor mum )

LIZS Tue 21-Aug-07 21:10:32

oh sh!t, how scary ds is same age, poor family

Gobbledigook Tue 21-Aug-07 21:13:38

Oh how awful.
I stress about this too when walking by water and in The Lakes etc. Ditto cliff edges.
Gosh, that's just so sad

McEdam Tue 21-Aug-07 21:24:51

That's so very sad. Poor family.

thegirlwithnoname Tue 21-Aug-07 22:08:48

This is so sad. I juat feel so much for this family.

Dawnybabe Tue 21-Aug-07 22:16:23

Not to hijack this poor sad story but they also said on the news today that some old boy accidently drove his car up a pavement, London I think it was, and mowed down a mother with a two month old baby in a pushchair. The mother survived but the baby died.

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