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A 3-year-old boy in Australia crawled into a mall's Hello Kitty claw machine

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Michel Martin. You know those machine games where you try to get a prize with a claw? Never works. But some people really get into them - I mean, really get into them. A 3-year-old boy in Queensland, Australia, actually crawled into a Hello Kitty claw machine at a mall recently. Ethan's dad, Timothy Hopper, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation that it happened unbelievably fast. Queensland Police rescued Ethan by coaxing him into a corner to cover his eyes so they could shatter the glass and gave him a toy koala. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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