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Happy to return to his Summerfield, Florida, home, Malcolm Locke, 12, left, shares a laugh with mom Misty Warren as they recount their hectic day. Locke was attacked by an alligator as he swam in the lake behind grandmother Linda Schlapper's Deltona home the day before. Locke had staples, stiches and a split ear that plastic surgeons could not repair. but was otherwise unharmed and in good spirits. Locke was swimming underwater when a seven-foot alligator grabbed him by the head. He got away by punching the alligator. Trappers caught a seven-foot gator and his mate and believed one of those to be the attacker.                      .CONTACT Carla Hotvedt at SILVER IMAGE® Photo Agency and Weddings 352.373-5771 or