Letter: Let’s all PLAYSAFE

Dear Editor,

As a 16-year-old member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) program and a Safety Ambassador for the PLAYSAFE program, I have met kids who have lost limbs in accidents that could have been prevented.

With the weather warming up, it’s a good time to teach kids about the dangers that can come with summer, such as lawn mowers, boat motors, and playing around water areas.

I want to help spread the PLAYSAFE message because I hope that it will prevent kids from losing a limb or getting injured.

I would encourage parents to take their children on a “safety walk” and point out the dangers in their area.

It only takes a split second for an accident to happen, so let’s all PLAYSAFE!

Tanner Jung, Langley

 

 

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