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This Boy Was Just Sitting By The Water, Until Someone Saw The Alligator

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Another heartbreaking story out of Orlando last night as reports surfaced of a 2-year-old child being dragged into a lagoon by an alligator.

The Orlando Sentinel reports:

Deputies were searching early Wednesday morning for a toddler who was dragged into the water by an alligator near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Tuesday night, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

A report of a 2-year-old child being dragged into the water came in at 9:21 p.m. Tuesday, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Rose Silva said.

Deputies were searching the Seven Seas Lagoon and put crime-scene tape around area to block it off. Multiple emergency vehicles filled the front drive of the Victorian-style hotel and a helicopter hovered overhead. Reedy Creek Fire Rescue, Orange County and the Florida Fish and Wildlife officials were searching for the child and the alligator.

The child, whose name was not available, has not been found as of 12:30 a.m.

I can’t imagine what this family is going through right now, losing a child near what is supposed to be the happiest place on earth.

Let’s pray that a miracle occurs and the child is found safe and sound.