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Boy, 9, falls through ice while playing football with friend in Aurora; friend’s mom jumps in to help

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A 9-year-old boy is recovering after falling through the ice while playing soccer with a friend Aurora.

At around 6.24pm, a 9-year-old boy fell through the ice while he and a friend were playing soccer, authorities said.

The ball went over the ice and when the 9-year-old went to retrieve the ball, he fell.

The boy’s friend ran to get his mother.

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The friend’s mom jumped into the water to keep the boy afloat as firefighters arrived to rescue the boy and woman, police said.

The 9-year-old is expected to make a full recovery.

He is being treated for hypothermia.

The woman denied hospitalization and is expected to make a full recovery.

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Written by Natalia Chi

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