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Raw: Yosemite rescue caught on video

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June 10, 2014
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Park officials say a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew in an operation that was captured on video. (June 10) Video provided by AP


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