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.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
April 17 2015 11:37 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.