CHICAGO (AP) — A 6-year-old Illinois boy is continuing to improve 11 days
after he spent hours buried beneath an Indiana sand dune.
Doctors at University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital say
Nathan Woessner (WAYZ'-ner) is in good condition. He's been transferred
from the intensive care unit to a general children's medicine unit at the
Dr. Barrett Fromme says the boy is eating well, is active and that the
staples used to close a cut on the back of his head will be removed
The boy was rescued after being buried for more than three hours July 12
in the dune called Mount Baldy at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Relatives say the boy hasn't mentioned his entrapment since coming out of
a coma and starting to speak.