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Boy whose feet were severed by a train 'doing wonderfully,' mother says

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The mother of a St. Paul boy whose feet were severed by a train Thursday says the 9-year-old is "doing fine," according to the Star Tribune.

Kimberly Farr, mother of Marshawn Farr-Robinson, spoke to the Star Tribune by the phone "briefly" Saturday. "He's doing wonderfully for the situation," she tells the paper. "God has been good."

Witnesses said that that Marshawn Kenneth Farr-Robinson’s feet slipped out from under him as he was trying to get on a ladder of the train and both of his feet were severed at the ankle.

Several news outlets documented eyewitness accounts of the rather gruesome scene.

According to the Strib's account, spokeswoman at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul said Marshawn remained in the hospital’s care Saturday and was in fair condition, something the Associated Press confirms. Previously, his condition had not been known.

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