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Minnesota boy involved in boating accident discharged from hospital after making miraculous recovery

5-year-old Vincent Koenig is heading residence from Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, after making a miraculous restoration from a boating accident.

The little boy from Pink Wing, Minnesota, was rescued from the Mississippi River after his household’s boat was struck by a barge. Whereas Vincent was carrying a life jacket, he was submerged underwater between 10 and 12 minutes. His dad noticed his orange sneakers and pulled him ashore.

Individuals on-site carried out CPR for 30 to 45 minutes, in keeping with his CaringBridge website. Miraculously, Vincent suffered no long-term mind harm.

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Now he’s strolling and speaking once more. And after seven lengthy weeks within the hospital, he was discharged.

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Little Vincent was all smiles Friday afternoon when his care crew shocked him with a particular send-off. Together with hospital employees, they lined the halls to cheer Vincent on with noisemakers and bubbles, and need him properly.

A limo trip was subsequent. Vincent and his household then residence to Pink Wing the place the neighborhood organized an enormous welcome residence occasion at the highschool.

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