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TODAY   |  July 15, 2013

Boy, 6, buried in sand dune for 3 hours

A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being buried under 11 feet of sand for three hours at Mount Baldy, a giant sand dune in Indiana.

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>>> a sand dune for three hours is at critical condition at a chicago hospital this morning. he was playing on a massive dune in indiana when he fell into a hole and became buried under 11 feet of sand. his father started digging him out as a friend frantically called 911.

>> my friend's son, he got stuck in a sand dune and he's like under the sand and we can't get him out.

>> okay. can anybody see him or is he completely covered by sand.

>> colin, is he completely covered by sand?

>> yes, my husband and his dad are trying to dig him out.

>> a police official says nathan's parents told him that the boy's outlook is good. one