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Duluth man rescued after Lake Superior waves swamp kayak

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A 43-year-old Duluth man learned the hard way Monday that when strong northeasternly winds blow, it's no time to be out on Lake Superior in a small boat.

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According to authorities, the man set out alone Monday morning in a kayak from McQuade Safe Harbor and soon found the waves too much to paddle as he headed west toward Duluth. When the kayaker tried to turn around and return to the harbor, he capsized.

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