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Bemidji area boy who survived boating accident goes home

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LEONARD, Minn. (AP) — An 8-year-old Minnesota boy who survived a boating accident that left his two younger brothers dead has been released the hospital.

Isaiah Risland of Leonard was boating with his father and brothers near Bemidji last month when their boat capsized. All three boys were wearing life jackets, but spent about an hour in the frigid waters of Clearwater Lake before emergency responders could reach them.

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