2 Year-Old Dragged into Lagoon by Alligator at Orlando Resort

by Just An American | June 15, 2016 10:32 am

A family of 5 was vacationing and enjoying their downtime nearby a Disney World resort, when tragedy struck. They were caught off guard as they were wading nearby off the shore, unaware that there was a very terrifying predator lurking nearby, waiting to grab a hold of their 2 yr-old son. There is no parent that deserves the sheer terror[1] of what happened next…


From the Daily Mail:

A two-year-old boy is missing after he was dragged into a lagoon by an alligator at the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando – despite his father’s frantic attempts to wrestle his son from the reptile’s jaws.

The boy was dragged into the Seven Seas Lagoon outside the upscale Grand Floridian Resort & Spa around 9:20pm on Tuesday as he paddled in a foot of water with his parents and four-year-old sister – despite ‘no swimming’ signs posted nearby.

Sheriffs say there is little hope of finding the boy alive after his father’s unsuccessful struggle with the four- to seven-foot reptile, which also left him with lacerations to his arm.

However, the search for the boy continued Wednesday morning, with about 50 emergency personnel searching the man-made lake by boat and helicopter – aided by sonar technology, dive teams and alligator trappers.

I cannot imagine what is going on in the hearts and minds of this poor child’s parents. How do you process such a tragedy? Without some kind of divine comfort, I do not know if it’s possible. Sending prayers to the family and all those affected by this tragic death.

  1. sheer terror: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3642167/Two-year-old-child-dragged-water-alligator-near-Disney-s-Grand-Floridian-resort.html
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