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Child hurt after being thrown from MOA balcony undergoing further procedures

The family posted on a GoFundMe page that the 5-year-old was experiencing "non-life threatening complications."

MINNEAPOLIS — The family of a 5-year-old boy who survived after being thrown from a third-story balcony at the Mall of America says he will undergo further medical procedures.

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The family posted Thursday evening on a GoFundMe page that the procedures are "non-life threatening complications" related to the fall. The boy, named Landen, plunged 40 feet when he was randomly grabbed by Emmanuel Aranda and tossed over the railing. 

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Aranda has pleaded guilty to attempted premeditated first-degree murder in the April 12 attack. Landen suffered head trauma and multiple broken bones.

The family's post says Landen is recovering, his spirit is strong, but there is still a long road of recovery ahead.

The GoFundMe site has raised more than $1 million over the past month.

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