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When the news that a 10-year-old boy named Johnny in South Carolina died from "dry drowning"—hours after he'd gotten out of a local swimming pool—parents everywhere felt panicked. What caused this tragedy, and are other children at risk?

To find out exactly what happened and to make sure no family has to go through it again, Dr. Oz travels to Goose Creek, South Carolina, to meet with Johnny's mom, Cassandra.

"Johnny was a very special boy. He was kind, thoughtful. He was a little gentleman," she tells Dr. Oz. "I wish I could put my arms around him and say, 'I love you.' But I look up at the clouds and I tell him that I miss his arms—his skinny arms—around me, and his soft, cottony cheeks. That's what I miss the most."
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FROM: Dr Oz: The Woman with the 140-Pound Tumor
Published on September 16, 2008
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