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Teens meet uncle of man they helped rescue

Man thanks boys for saving nephew

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Two young heroes can rest easy knowing the man they helped save is alive and doing better. The pair met the man's uncle Monday and heard about the impact they made.

Jake Rasco and Vince Gumina helped pull a drowning man out of a pool at Quall Hill Mobile Home Community Saturday.They said he'd been underwater for four minutes. Since then, they'd been worried about the man's condition.

The man's uncle, Gustavo Sanchez said he is hopeful his nephew will recover. He is in critical condition at Memorial Hospital. Sanchez said it if weren't for the boys, his nephew might have died in the water.

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