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Aimee Aguilar holds her son, Jordan, as the child's father, Joe Aguilar, looks on June 4 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo. Forum file photo

Injured in crash near Mahnomen, baby's story of survival inspires

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When 7-month-old Jordan smiles, his mother, Aimee Aguilar, breathes a sigh of relief.

It isn't the typical response for a mother to have for a newborn son, but after the Aguilars' journey to get to this point, a smile is all it takes to provide some comfort for the frazzled family.


"It's kind of rare to see him smile," she said.

Aguilar was two days past her due date on May 3 when her vehicle was struck by another vehicle near Mahnomen, Minn.

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