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19-year-old lifeguard saves swimmer in Menahga

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The quick thinking and CPR training of a 19-year-old lifeguard may have saved the life of a 4-year-old girl.

Around 6:05 p.m. Sunday, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a call of a possible drowning at Spirit Lake Beach in Menahga. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene, where they found the lifeguard on duty had pulled the 4-year-old from the water. The lifeguard began CPR and the girl was breathing and alert a short time later, the sheriff's office said.

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