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Smart or cruel: Baby struggles to swim in video

Posted at 2:36 PM, May 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-09 17:42:58-04

Some say it's hard to watch, others say it's brilliant.

A 6-month-old Florida baby was was seen in a Facebook video recently attempting to stay afloat in a pool while her mother looked on.

The two-minute video shows a baby girl in a yellow dress being lured out into a pool. The initial "fall-in" was shocking to many.
The post is captioned, "So hard to watch but every kid should learn this young.”
“I think that it is great to teach your child at a young age on how to float, but this video was reckless and dangerous,” said one Facebook users comment.
Keri Morrison, mother of baby Josie said she is determined to teacher her daughter to swim because her 2-year-old son Jake drowned in 2013.