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5-Year-Old Nearly Drowns in Palm Desert Pool

The child was spotted not breathing in a gated community swimming pool Sunday afternoon; a relative successfully administered CPR.

A 5-year-old boy was recovering Sunday evening after nearly drowning in a Palm Desert swimming pool.

The boy was found not breathing in the gated community's pool in the 77000 block of California Drive about 2 p.m., according to sheriff's officials.

A relative got the boy breathing by administering CPR and he was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. David Wright wrote in a news release.

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