Montebello family buries child who died during vacation

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? Family and friends gathered Monday to say a final goodbye to a 3-year-old boy who fell from a hotel balcony and died.

Police say Sammy Shpigler was playing on the balcony last week in Hawaii where his Montebello family was vacationing. Honolulu police continue to investigate the tragedy, but say the balcony was up to code and it appears to be a tragic accident.

Sammy Shpigler attended the Goddard School in Suffern. The school has hired grief counselors to help classmates and teachers cope with his death.

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