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Okay favorite story today now father says he found an alligator chomping down on his six year old son.
Before they even got in their boat in the northern Florida Everglades that's not the good news it's coming.
Dad says he was in line to rent a -- at a wildlife preserve when the boy his son ran down by the water and fill in.
He says he heard his son screaming and discovered this.
This alligator biting the son's arm.
Dad and some bystanders started kicking and punching that Gator posted on the head over and over and over and over and over said -- felt like a cinder block.
Then on the underbelly and that did the trick amazingly the little boy suffered only minor scratches and bruises.
And father and son -- with us now Joseph Welch on the right his son Joey Welch is there on your left and beneath -- banner where the word Gator is.
His his stuffed animal friend named spot.
Jo-Jo in -- afternoon and welcome.
Thank you for -- us till I'm looking forward to talking to Joey but first of all you had to be kids the Gator on his underbelly to make and let go your son.
Yet hit him in the head who really wasn't doing anything as it is and I probably hit it like eight at ten times but -- yes.
It was like -- on wall -- Hamels broke my hand.
Thought -- yet in the vulnerable -- negate apparently was the underbelly.
And it was -- that kicks whose three -- fought kicks on this bystander had gone.
When he kicked them that's finally what got the gave it to release well -- we -- see your arm.
-- heard -- you still got some marks on there right.
He had a little bit faded right now but -- big news Newark they extend all the way from the shoulder blade.
To his -- Joey what was that like.
Well as old firm.
-- all -- all ball well thank.
But far and I hope.
-- error count me was he trying to eat you that alligator.
Yeah golf course.
While those worst soap -- -- off and did did you scream or did you say any thing or what did you do.
Scroll wheel bicycle.
Did it seem to scare -- alligator.
Our actual printing kicking the kinds controlled.
And -- the full swing with a rule -- so.
He hit when you must have been you must have been mighty proud daddy.
Look -- -- not proud of your daddy forgetting that -- -- off for you.
Whoo yeah yeah so so the gators lighting or not.
Go ahead now can run -- solves all -- -- are elegant formal claim -- hall.
Now all of a -- -- life.
All so so the game doing do you remember falling in the water -- More.
Can you -- -- -- I have a six year old in the seventies your agent she swims really well do you swim well.
-- -- that things well never a problem.
I close friend of pop corn pops to mind the whole roll out of trouble and all right you're good to go and I'll tell us they need to challenges on the world may -- and hold your breath to try to use and when that Gator got -- -- Ralph score of ascent.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Won his -- is Philip.
I think -- won't find one of -- York's -- -- to -- or -- Joey who live there because -- -- -- it's harder to swim with a Gator on your arm right.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Dick do you remember Joey I mean what where we're sitting around smiling and laughing about this now because you're just fine and everything is good.
But you remembered and were you scared what was in your mind you remember.
Yeah I mean -- is thinking.
For a rental.
-- I'm guessing -- was a little messed up -- -- Now he was a little normalcy you were nervous little understood yes.
I'd be nervous to an alligator grabbed -- my -- If he's recovering very well he -- really -- all through the night even the ninth that it happened he I have to old man -- bags got angry at me I'm sniff out dead and.
Why am I not surprised by -- you know what you -- he thought they don't have a spot you know you have somebody sleep with.
Fool me you know what's happened right when I told my wife what happened is she said something very interest and to get involved in the in the initial shock -- you tell me that every night she -- psalm 91 verse eleven over him.
Which speaks of God's protection -- -- is proof they got into that France.
The fact that he's here.
Well it could have been mighty bad but instead it is council have a great afternoon thank you.
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