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Indonesian girl who was swept away in the 2004 tsunami is reunited with her family

A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her alive.
“When I saw my mother, I knew it was her,”
- Meri Yuranda

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Joy as first Chile miners freed

Story contains video via AFP | Wed October 13, 2010
A global audience watched captivated on Wednesday as the first of 33 miners trapped for a record 68 days deep underground emerged into the cold night air of Chile's Atacama desert.

Drill reaches 33 Chilean miners; rescue near

Story contains video via The Seattle Times | Sat October 09, 2010
Chile's mining minister said late Saturday that the 33 miners trapped for more than two months will probably be pulled out starting Wednesday.

Chile mine rescue ‘set to begin in mid-October’

Story contains video via BBC | Sat October 02, 2010
Chile's mines minister says an attempt to rescue 33 trapped miners will begin in the second half of October - earlier than previously predicted.

Koreas agree on October family reunion, location still undecided

via CNN | Sat September 18, 2010
Representatives for North and South Korea agreed that October would be a good time to do another round of reunions for families separated by the Korean war, the South Korean Unification Ministry said Friday.

Experimental vaccine gives father of the bride precious time

via CNN | Sat September 11, 2010
Almost a year to the day after learning he had the deadliest form of brain cancer, Steve Holl was dancing at his daughter Eryn's wedding.

Miners trapped in Chile mine for 17 days are alive

Story contains video via BBC | Sun August 22, 2010
Thirty-three miners who have been trapped underground in a Chilean mine for the past 17 days are all alive, President Sebastian Pinera has said.

UK hostage Peter Moore released alive in Iraq

via BBC | Wed December 30, 2009
British hostage Peter Moore has been released alive after more than two-and-a-half years in captivity in Iraq.

Love between German woman and Polish man survives Iron Curtain

via Canadian Press | GNN staff | Sat October 10, 2009
For five decades, she kept his picture in her wallet -- a black-and-white snapshot of a handsome young Polish man with brooding eyes.

Mother reunited with daughter 38 years after she was stolen by the Stasi in former East Germany

via Daily Mail Online | GNN staff | Sat October 03, 2009
A mother whose children were taken away by the Stasi secret police of former East Germany has been reunited with one of them nearly 40 years after she was born.

Owner gives boy dog after Yukon adventure

via CTV | GNN staff | Mon September 07, 2009
The woman whose dog accompanied a missing two-year-old through the Yukon wilderness for more than 24 hours says the toddler and the canine are meant to be together.

Woman, 63, missing for 5 days found on raft

via MSNBC | GNN staff | Sat August 29, 2009
A 63-year-old woman trapped on a small raft caught in tangled river brush could hear passing cars and people talking but wasn't discovered until a fisherman on his way to his favorite hole spotted her five days later, the woman's son said Tuesday.

A Dallas woman finally finds her dog—in Miami

via Miami Herald | GNN staff | Wed August 26, 2009
Jodi Head thought her best friend, Sunshine -- a Yorkie-terrier mix -- was gone for good from her Texas home.

New neighbor turns out to be brother given up for adoption

via KTBS | GNN staff | Thu May 21, 2009
Who's the guy across the street?

Heroic dog protects injured dog from oncoming traffic; both are reunited with owner

via Los Angeles Times | GNN staff | Tue May 19, 2009
The pair of dogs that brought New York's Major Deegan Expressway to a near-standstill last week have been reunited with their owner.

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