17-year-old Matt Mina, of Free Union, Va., speaks to a reporter in Irvine, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011. The teenager who was buried in 6 feet of sand while digging a trench on a California beach ... more 
17-year-old Matt Mina, of Free Union, Va., speaks to a reporter in Irvine, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011. The teenager who was buried in 6 feet of sand while digging a trench on a California beach said Thursday he was certain he would die and thought about his mother before lifeguards, paramedics and beachgoers dug him out in a frantic rescue caught on video. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jae C. Hong
Thu, Aug 4, 2011 5:30 PM EDT