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Wow lucky to be alive!

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Artical from the AP!

DULUTH - A Duluth woman was rescued from the frigid waters of Lake Superior on Sunday after she fell from the deck of a 30-foot sailboat while sailing alone, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said.

Julie Ann Rosen, 52, was recovered from the water after the sailboat was spotted grounded just south of the Aerial Lift Bridge shortly before 5 p.m., Sgt. Wade Rasch said. She was in the water for about an hour.

The sheriff's Rescue Squad located Rosen, who was not wearing a life jacket, swimming about 1,000 yards from the boat. She was taken by ambulance to St. Mary's Medical Center for treatment of hypothermia.

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Yikes! Glad it had a happy ending. grin.gif

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Gotta hand it to the Sheriff's Dept and their quick response - sure hope she learned her lesson about life jackets, especially when you're out on the water by your self.

I'm always amazed at the kind of job the water patrols, USCG/Sheriff's Dept do for us. They are top-notch!

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Wow. In that cold water for an hour. Wow. Yes, lucky to be alive.

Way to go sheriffs dept and water rescue!!!!!

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