Woman Lost For 8 Days In Australian Bush Survives To See Children Again

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Here's Today's Feel-Good Story:

Anyone reported missing in the Australian outback has a slim chance of surviving.

Detective Inspector Jason Shepherd knew that and said that "it is miraculous" that Rikki Mitchell, mother of 4, survived and was able to see her children again after not being found for days and the search crews nearly calling it off.

“It’s common knowledge that if you’re out in the bush in the heat [with] little food and little water, that you can become disoriented quite quickly,” Detective Inspector Shepherd said on this point. “I would imagine that she’s then probably headed off in the wrong direction.”

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