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Two young boys die, brother fighting for life after northern Minnesota boating accident

Published 04/08/2012, Minneapolis Star Tribune / MCT

With a new sailboat in tow, Dan Risland set out Friday with his three young sons for what was to have been a blissful, windy, spring afternoon on Clearwater Lake in northern Minnesota. But the outing turned deadly when a strong gust of wind caught their sail, capsizing the boat and throwing 2-year-old Jacob, 6-year-old Zech and 8-year-old Isaiah into the frigid lake water.

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