Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Girl Swept Away in Tsunami Found Alive 7 Years Later

During a devastating Indonesian tsunami in 2004, an 8-year-old girl named Wati was swept away from her mother's arms while she was trying to take her three children to a safe place. The family thought Wati was lost forever, but they've been miraculously reunited seven years later.
Now fifteen, Wati says she traveled to her hometown by bus to search for her relatives even though she could only remember the name of her grandfather. She eventually found her grandfather's house  and he immediately called her parents and reunited the family.

Read the full story (CNN)

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