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Teenager survives after falling down 250-foot cliff

This teenager is very lucky.
By Aileen Graef Follow @AileenGraef Contact the Author   |   Feb. 26, 2014 at 4:42 PM
FOREST HILL, Calif., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Tyler Grandy, 17, was spending time with friends near the edge of a cliff and he lost his footing and fell 250 feet.

A friend was able to reach Tyler on his cellphone and he was able to communicate with rescue workers until a CHP helicopter pulled him out Tuesday afternoon. He has a moderate head injury and is expected to recover.

"I'm grateful that he's resilient and bounces like a ball," said his mother, Mary Grandy.


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