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Cincinnati boy bitten by venomous snake in Tennessee

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A Cincinnati boy is recovering after being bitten by a venomous snake while camping in Tennessee.

Ethan Aldridge was bit by a pit viper copperhead snake while he was on a hiking trip with his family in Chattanooga.

According to WKRN-TV in Nashville, the 11-year-old said he was climbing through rocky terrain when he was bitten on the hand.

Aldridge has pain and swelling in is hand but he is expected to fully recover.

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