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    Duxbury Firefighters Rescue Girl After Ropes Course Mishap
    Duxbury Fire Department

    Firefighters in Massachusetts helped a pre-teen get back on the ground after she was trapped 30 feet in the air during a ropes confidence course on Monday.

    Duxbury fire officials say they responded to Crossroads for Kids' Camp Wing on Myrtle Street just before noon, where they found a 12-year-old girl hanging from her ankles in the middle of a ropes confidence course.

    Firefighters quickly worked to lower the girl to the ground for safety.

    She was taken to South Shore Hospital as a precaution.

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