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Lifejacket program credited with Angoon rescue

SITKA, ALASKA Two young boys who capsized a canoe in chilly ocean waters near Angoon last Friday (8-15-08) are doing fine.
Injury-prevention specialists credit a pair of loaner lifejackets from the statewide “Kids Don’t Float” program for saving the boys’ lives.
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