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FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — An 11-year-old Minnesota boy has made an

astounding hockey shot – sending a puck into a tiny hole 89 feet

away.

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The shot at a charity game should be worth $50,000, but there’s one

problem: Nate Smith was standing in for his identical twin,

Nick.

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Nick Smith says he was outside when his ticket was drawn to make

the shot Thursday at the charity game in the southern Minnesota

city of Faribault (FAIR’-boh). So, his brother stepped

in.

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Nate Smith says he was “stunned” when the puck went in.

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Their father, Pat Smith, told organizers Nate, not Nick, made the

shot. He says honesty is the best policy.

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The company that insured the raffle hasn’t said yet if it will

pay.

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