Mario Vittone
Mario Vittone

Mario Vittone recently retired from the Coast Guard. He’s a trained rescue swimmer and boat captain who lives with his family in coastal Virginia.

Family
May 22 2014 3:09 PMDrowning Doesn’t Look Like DrowningIn many child drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.
Family
June 21 2013 11:29 AMGood Guard, Bad GuardEight ways to know if your pool’s lifeguards are up to the job—and are being given the support they need.
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Politics
Feb. 27 2015 9:30 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.