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Child, 6, nearly drowns at Rainbow Beach

Updated: July 17, 2012 1:56AM

A 6-year-old child was in serious condition Monday evening after nearly drowning at Rainbow Beach in the South Shore neighborhood.

The child was pulled from the water by a lifeguard when emergency crews arrived at 7:21 p.m., a Fire Media Affairs spokesman said.

Paramedics took the child to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition, the spokesman said.

LeeAnn Shelton

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