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Maywood honors Robert Larson, man who found missing toddler Bryeon Hunter's body

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Maywood honored a man who spent a month searching for the body of a little boy he never knew.

On Tuesday, an award was presented to Robert Larson, who took it upon himself to become a one man search team until he found the body of one-year-old Bryeon Hunter.

He discovered the child in the Des Plaines River in North Riverside.

The boy's mother first said he'd been kidnapped, but then admitted she and her boyfriend beat him to death and dumped the body.

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