There was a terrifying boating accident back in June on the Mississippi River in eastern Minnesota. In the accident, there was a five-year-old boy from Red Wing, Minnesota who was terribly injured and was brought to Mayo Clinic. It was definitely a scary time for his family.

The little boy's name is Vincent. He and his family were out boating when a barge struck the boat. Mayo Clinic says that Vincent was wearing his life jacket when the accident happened, however, he was still underwater for 10-12 minutes.

Eventually, Vincent was spotted by his dad and pulled out of the water. CPR was performed for about 30-45 minutes but 10-12 minutes underwater is a long, long time. You would assume that he would end up having some sort of internal injuries because of this accident. Amazingly enough, he didn't!

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Mayo Clinic shares on their website that "Vincent suffered no long-term brain damage" and he's walking and talking again. And just a few days ago, he was discharged from Mayo.

Obviously, they had to do a big send-off for such a special kid who made an incredible recovery! On Friday, July 29th Mayo had staff lining the halls cheering for Vincent as he left. Then he hoped in a limo with his family to head home to Red Wing where there was a big welcome home party.

It's so good to hear that Vincent is doing well and was able to go home after such a scary incident.

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