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5 amazing toddler journeys

From going missing in the woods to floating down a river, these toddlers survived against all odds.
By Neena Andrews

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Article originally in Parent24
Toddler survives 2 days in the woods

Three-year-old Joshua Childers wanted to visit his grandmother, but lost his way and wandered into a forest filled with wild animals. The tough toddler was found 50 hours later and survived with no food or water.

Read more about it here.

Toddler travels from Wales to England

A toddler boarded a bus all by himself and took a 24 mile ride, going unnoticed from the driver and passengers.  Dressed in pyjamas and a nappy he was only discovered after 50 minutes when the bus reached its final stop.

Read more about it here.

Toddler survives 6th floor fall

Suffering only from a concussion and broken leg, a two-year-old survived a 6th floor fall from an apartment building and was discovered by neighbours after they heard him cry.

Read more about it here.

Toddler floats eight miles down a river

After playing with his toy truck in a river, three-year-old Demetrius Jones got swept up by the current. He was found two hours later, floating on his truck which he then dubbed his ‘boat’.

Read more about it here.

Missing ‘Dora the Explorer’ toddler found alive

An 18-month-old girl survived a night alone in wet and wild terrain after going missing from her home. The toddler suffered only a few scratches and was found wearing nothing, but a nappy and her Dora the Explorer vest.

Read more about it here.

Do you know other amazing toddler stories? Share them with us in the comment box below.

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