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ND hunter loses his way in Beltrami Island Forest


GRYGLA, Minn. (AP) — Cold, wet and exhausted, Paul Vasquez said he wondered "what the hell was going to happen" as he lay on the ground in the darkness, surrounded by one of the largest state forests in Minnesota.

Vasquez was lost — had been for several hours — and nearly 1,100 square miles of wilderness surrounded him. The stories of other hunters who'd gotten lost in Beltrami Island State Forest and never made it out alive played through his mind.

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