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Usher's Son in Hospital ICU

ATLANTA, GA - JULY 21:  Usher (R) and his son, Usher Raymond V, attend Usher's New Look Foundation - World Leadership Conference & Awards 2011 - Day 2 at Cobb Galleria on July 21, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation)
Photograph by Getty Images for Usher's New Loo

Sad news. While playing at home in his pool, Usher Raymond V (Usher's son) was trying to retrieve his play toy that had sunk to the bottom of the pool. But when he stuck his arm in the drain, it got stuck, and 5-year-old Usher Raymond was unable to get his own arm free, according to TMZ.

Stuck at the bottom of the pool, he began to drown, which is when both his aunt and maid dove into the pool and tried—unsuccessfully—to get him free. Soon after that, they enlisted the help of two men working inside the house who were eventually able to free the child. Given CPR, Usher Raymond was rushed to the hospital, where he was placed in the ICU.

He is coming along and expected to make a full recovery.

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