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In this Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 photo, Amy Nearhood, 52, of Temperance, Mich., holds the donkey hat and cup she had with her when she fell overboard into Lake Erie on Sunday night. At left, her son, Ryan Nearhood, 26, and husband, Richard Nearhood, 53, stand aboard the couple's 32-foot Marinette boat, Life's A Dream, docked at the Ottawa River Yacht Club in Toledo, Ohio. Nearhood's husband, son, and others were aboard the boat Sunday night but did not immediately realize that she had fallen overboard. Nearhood swam to shore guided by the lights of the DTE Energy coal plant near Monroe, Mich. The donkey hat was a gag gift she received on Sunday from a friend.