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Young girl dies after being attacked by family dog

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After being attacked by the family's dog, a four-year-old girl is dead.

This happened in Sherman Township, Michigan. 

The Michigan Sheriff's Department says the girl's mother tried to protect her daughter when the dog attacked.

The mother was hospitalized with injuries to her head and hands.

The family had just adopted the Doberman.

The attack is under investigation and animal control took the dog away.

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