"This is a miracle from God"
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Tsunami Survivor Found Alive 10 Years Later

Indonesia Tsunami victim reunited with family
Jamaliah gives a hug to her daughter Raudhatul Jannah after being reunited in Meulaboh, Aceh, northern Sumatra, Indonesia, Aug. 7, 2014. Achwa Nussa—EPA

"This is a miracle from God"

A girl thought to have died in the Indian Ocean tsunami has been reunited with her family after being found alive nearly a decade later, her parents said Friday.

Raudhatul Jannah was just four when she was swept away as the disaster struck Indonesia on Boxing Day in 2004. After a month, her relatives assumed she was among the more than 230,000 killed. But in June, her brother spotted someone who appeared to be his long-lost sister walking down the street, according to German news agency DPA.

“This is a miracle from God,” her mother told DPA.

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