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Two Md. swimmers rescued from Potomac River, clung to rocks for protection from current

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Crews rescued two swimmers from a heavy current in the Potomac River Wednesday. 

The swimmers were part of a group of young people and entered water near Lambert Beach at Great Falls Park in Maryland. 

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A strong current prevented them from making it to shore so officials say they clung to rocks for safety. 

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