Yamamoto Tanooka
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Japanese boy abandoned in forest leaves hospital

A Japanese boy, who was abandoned in a forest by his parents and survived for six days on his own, has left hospital.

Yamamoto Tanooka was left by the side of the road as a punishment but when his parents returned, he had disappeared.

A huge search was launched and the boy was found at a military base last Friday.

  • 07 Jun 2016
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