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New Smyrna Beach cop whose boy was killed in car crash understands dad's anguish in son's Disney gator death Henry Frederick Sun, 06/19/2016 - 19:54
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Headline Surfer® photo illustration /  NSBPD's Mark Severance with his wife, Denise (right),along with their son, Cody, killed in a 1988 car accident. Severance reflects on Father's Day as it relates to the turmoil on this special day of a total stranger, Matt Graces of Nebraska, whose son, Lane, was killed by a gator at a Disney Resort five nights earlier.
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Neb. family's vacation horror: No sign of 2-year-old boy snatched by gator at Disney resort & dragged into lagoon Henry Frederick Wed, 06/15/2016 - 10:29
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Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney near AOrlando where a gator snatched a 2-year-old boyOrange County Sheriff Jerry Demings on scene of gator attack on toddler at Disney resort / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer® /
Flood lights shine on the murky waters of the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in an -all night search continuing today for a 2-year-old Nebraska boy snatched by an alligator in front of the horrified parents and others. In the inset, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings the media -- the search ongoing on this Wednesday morning.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- For law enforcement and rescue personnel on scene this morning, it was the proverbial "hope against hope" that a 2-year-old Nebraska boy snatched in the jaws of an alligator near the shore of posh Disney resort lagoon Tuesday night and dragged into the murky waters would be found alive.