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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph article dated February 9, 1962 partially reads, "A 7-year-old Canoga Park boy was drowned today after he was swept into a rain-swollen Los Angeles River wash and dragged three and a half miles before he could be pulled out. The boy was identified as Charles Edward Hibbs Jr., son of Charles and Hazel Hibbs, 6573 Kelvin Ave. He reportedly fell into the water while playing near Mason avenue and Vanowen street." Photograph caption reads, "Parents weep with grief: 'not my boy,' cries the mother. An hour earlier Charles Hibbs had been swirled down river wash."; See image #00130770 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00130769 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d036_f5_i5 CARL0005527470 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/61627
Drowning--California--Los Angeles Parental grief--California--Los Angeles Crying--California--Los Angeles Parents--California--Los Angeles Couples--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs