There's a lot of soul crushing stuff on this blog and while this isn't exactly a happy story, it deserves to stand out as an inspiring act of sacrifice and a www.TonysKansasCity.com reminder about Summer safety.
"Authorities said two children were swimming near a pontoon boat when they began to drift away from it. Two men jumped into the lake to help the kids, and one of the men, the father of the children, did not resurface."
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Emergency crews have recovered the body of a man who drowned at Longview Lake Thursday morning.The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that at 9:44 a.m., they were notified that a person had gone under.Authorities said two children were swimming near a pontoon boat when they began to drift away from it.