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Yoga teacher found alive after went missing for 17 days surviving off plants in forest

Yoga teacher found alive after went missing for 17 days surviving off plants in forest
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Written by Micah Stephenson

An American yoga instructor was found alive by rescuers in Hawaii who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve survived by drinking from streams and eating plants.

Amanda Eller, 35, was rescued on Friday after rescuers in a helicopter hired by her family spotted her beside a creek bed at the bottom of a ravine in a national forest in Maui, miles away from her vehicle.

“The last 17 days of my life have been the toughest days of my life, and it’s been a really significant spiritual journey that i was guided on,” she said in a Facebook video.

The yoga instructor was miraculously saved after she went missing in the Hawaii forest more than two weeks ago shared that she often had to choose between life and death to survive.

Eller, who also works as physical therapist, was malnourished, shoe-less, and had a broken leg and torn meniscus in her knee, as well as sunburn and scrapes. she was airlifted to a hospital and expected to make a full recovery.

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