Granger & Amber speak out, 1-year later
Granger and his wife, Amber, sat down with TODAY’s Natalie Morales for an emotional interview about the day they lost their son, River, to a drowning accident. They share their story as a warning for other parents. Watch the interview HERE.
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Granger talks about the ‘silent killer’
Granger Smith and his wife, Amber, will never know how their 3-year-old son River managed to gain entry into their home’s fenced pool, which led to his accidental drowning. But there are many things that the couple has learned in the year since they lost their little boy — perhaps, most soberingly, that drowning is the No. 1 cause of accidental injury death among children ages 1 to 4. “It’s not that that could have changed our outcome,” the 40-year-old Texas artist tells PEOPLE, “but it would have been good to have heard more about it.” Adds Amber, 38: “It should definitely be talked about.” And so the Smiths are talking, speaking out with the hope that their loss will help prevent similar tragedies. Read the full story HERE.
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