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2-year-old Blows into Lake Michigan

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that a 65-year-old man was pushing his grandson in a stroller along Belmont Harbor in Chicago when a strong gust of wind blew the child into Lake Michigan.
The boy was listed in critical condition Friday night after being submerged in the 42-degree water for 15 minutes.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the grandfather, a Serbian who speaks limited English, went in the water to search for the boy. The paper reported he was shouting, “Boy,? while CNN reported the he shouted, “Child.?
Witness John Derscheid called 911 after he realized what had happened. Rescue crews pulled the child and the stroller out of the water and took him to Children’s Memorial Hospital. The grandfather was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital where being treated for exposure, CNN reported.
CNN reported that the grandfather was in stable condition Saturday night, while the Chicago Sun-Times reported he was in critical condition.
CNN reported that the winds at the time of the incident were about 20 mph, with gusts of about 30 mph. “The wind picked up,? witness Derscheid said. “I was getting stuff blown in my face.? (Chicago Sun-Times)