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80-Year-Old Hiker Who Went Missing Shows up at Press Conference about His Disappearance

Christell Fatima M. Tudtud
Sep 14, 2020
09:30 P.M.
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An elderly hiker who went missing on Sunday after being separated from his hiking group at Yorkshire Dales National Park in Northern England has been found safe.

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In a press conference at The Tan Hill Inn, it was revealed that Harry Harvey, 80, was found by a woman wildlife photographer. But instead of crying back to his family, the elderly hiker seemed to have enjoyed his time being lost. He said

"I had three really good wild camping nights where I was on my own and had all the kit I needed."

A part of Yorkshire Dales National Park in Northern England where 80-year old Harry Harvey lost track of his hiking group. | pixabay.com

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Harvey said he lost track of his path during a hailstorm and that it was already dark, which made him miss a turn. He searched for his group but he found no one.

He seemed to be an experienced hiker on the trail as he found a safe place to camp up and warm himself. It was his alternative plan, which he prepared before taking the trip.

Meanwhile, a terrible accident happened during an international kite festival in Hsinchu City, Taiwan, where a three-year-old girl got entangled in a large kite.

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While in the middle of the wilderness, Harvey found police making rounds in the area, but he did not realize they were looking for him. Over 100 researchers have joined in the search.

His family became worried, while his daughter described the past few days as "torture." Instead of being traumatized from being lost, Harvey said his three-day solo camping in the woods was a good experience. 

The sole hiker was unharmed during his sole ordeal under a storm. He only suffered a bump on his head after he fell into a stream, but other than that, he was unscathed. 

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In an experience similar to Harvey's, an elderly couple, who has been missing since February, was found in Northern California forests. Carol Kiparsky, 77, and Ian Irwin, 72, were last seen during Valentine's Day.

On February 23, Marin County Sheriff's Office said the couple was located in the middle of the forest and was suffering from hypothermia because of their prolonged exposure to the elements.

Local authorities said that the couple managed to stay alive in the forest for several weeks by drinking puddle water. The couple was grateful to be reunited with their family after a difficult time in the woods.

Sunlight rays in the middle of a quiet forest. | Photo: pixabay.com

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Meanwhile, a terrible accident happened during an international kite festival in Hsinchu City, Taiwan, where a three-year-old girl got entangled in a large kite.

The girl was brutally flung towards the air while kite-flying spectators called help to land her back to the ground. The girl, who suffered minor cuts to her face and neck, was immediately rescued.

Kite-flying officials apologized for the mishap and took responsibility for the accident. The video became viral on social media, racking up over 1.4 million viewers on YouTube.

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Saving one's life does not require professional degrees or special training from well-known institutes. There's this one boy who saved his sister's life from a charging dog in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Six-year-old Bridger leaped into action when a dog was about to attack his little sister on the street. Many celebrities admired the boy, whose heroic act resulted in him getting 19 stitches.

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