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Second child dies after Sylvan Lake boating accident

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A second child has died following a boating accident Sunday on Sylvan Lake.

Six-year-old Gabrielle Mansour lost her life Monday at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital. Her brother, eleven-year-old Alexander Mansour, died from his injuries on Sunday.

Another sibling, ten-year-old Adriana Mansour, remains in critical condition.

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"The family would like to remain in privacy, but they would like us to pray for them at all times," said seminarian Perrin Atisha.

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