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Family 'hopeful, but not optimistic' for Minnesota boy's recovery after losing his brothers in sailboat tragedy

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An 8-year-old boy who fell into a frigid lake near here remains in critical condition, and the family is "hopeful, but not optimistic" about the long-term prognosis.


Sara Staley, the aunt of 8-year-old Isaiah Risland, said it's too early to tell what Isaiah's outcome would be as doctors attempt to help the boy who stopped breathing due to hypothermia last Friday.

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