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August 11, 2011
Damian Mulinix photo

Surf rescue swimmer Doug Knutzen carries 12 year-old Dale Ostrander to the shore of the Cranberry Road beach approach Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, in Long Beach, Wash. Rescue swimmers Eddie Mendez, left, and Will Green found Ostrander in the surf. The boy was under water for up to 20 minutes, and is now conscious.