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10-year-old Jacob Hemmingson-Seaton was honored by the city of St. Paul Park Tuesday for his life-saving actions when his friend fell more than 20 feet from a cliff in Riverside Park into the Mississippi River last month. Bulletin photo by Jon Avise

A 'true young hero' honored in St. Paul Park

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St. Paul Park officials on Tuesday honored the 10-year-old Wisconsin boy who saved a friend's life last month after a fall in Riverside Park.


Jacob Hemmingson-Seaton and his 16-year-old friend, Doug Gjerdahl, were hiking in St. Paul Park's Riverside Park on June 16 when Gjerdahl tumbled some 20 feet down a cliff, landing in the river unconscious after hitting his head.

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