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LSProject: How a 3-year-old boy found an ancient artifact on a Grand Marais beach

In late October of 2010, much of North America experienced a huge storm complex, known as an extratropical cyclone. Minnesota experienced the lowest barometric pressures ever recorded. Winds from this storm created wave heights of up to 27 feet in northern Lake Superior.

Shortly after the storm ended, Tammy Cefalu and her 3-year-old son, Juniper, were walking a beach near Grand Marais. Juniper noticed an unusual object that turned out to be an ancient Native American artifact.

WTIP's Martha Marnocha spoke with Tammy and Juniper about this remarkable find, along with Bill Clayton, an archaeologist from Grand Portage National Monument.

See slideshow for photos of the projectile point, currently on display at the Cook County History Museum in Grand Marais.