"HELP!" spelt out in sand
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Woman, 72, survives nine days lost in Arizona desert

A woman lost in an Arizona forest for nine days managed to survive by drinking pond water and eating plants, authorities say.

Rescuers eventually spotted a sign saying "help" left by Ann Rodgers, 72, in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona.

She was reported missing on 31 March.

Video by Olivia Lace-Evans.

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