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Toddler in serious condition after nearly drowning at Ala Moana


A good Samaritan helped to save a 2-year-old boy who nearly drowned on Sunday at Ala Moana Beach Park, a spokeswoman for the Emergency Medical Services Department said.

The Samaritan pulled the boy from the water about 3:30 p.m. and began CPR with lifeguards, and the rescuers were able to revive the boy’s pulse, the spokeswoman said.

Paramedics took the boy to a hospital in serious condition.

The spokeswoman said another young child was watching the boy when he got into trouble.

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