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January 02, 2013

Mass. teens recover after being trapped in swamp

The thick brush surrounding the swamp proved difficult for crews to navigate through

By Justin Michaels
NECN

NORWELL, Mass. Three 14-year-old Norwell, Mass. boys are doing fine - all released from the South Shore Hospital early Wednesday morning after what was a cold, dangerous and scary night.

A late afternoon walk by three young boys turned into a full scale search by the Norwell Police, Fire Department and the Massachusetts State Police Air-Wing and K9 units.

"The kids were all conscience and stable and in pretty good spirits for being pretty cold," Norwell Firefighter/Paramedic Harry Merritt said.

Full story: Mass. teens OK after being trapped in swamp in bitter cold

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