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Denver teenager heals after bear attack in Alaskan wilderness

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Samuel Gottsegen, 17, recounts his experiences as one of the victims of a bear attack that occurred Saturday evening near Talkeenta, Alaska, as he recovers in an Anchorage, Alaska hospital on Monday, July 25. Gottsegen was taking part in an outdoor education course from the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Several teenagers were mauled by a bear in the Alaska wilderness over the weekend before being rescued on Sunday. TODAY's Natalie Morales reports.

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