‘I Love The Woods’: Toddler Escapes To The Woods For 22 Hours, Rescuers Find Her Grinning Ear-To-Ear

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One of the more happy search and rescue stories you will ever read. This girl is a wild child.

A 2-year-old girl was grinning ear to ear Thursday, wrapped in a blanket after being found in the woods 22 hours after she wandered away from her Michigan home.

Brooklyn Lynn Lilly wandered off while playing outside her home in Tawas City in the eastern part of the state near Lake Huron.

Her neighbors and family feared the worst.

“We worried maybe somebody came and grabbed her,” family friend Patrick McDonald said.

State troopers, deputies and firefighters scoured the area on foot, using ATVs, and in the air, until storms made their search even more cumbersome.

This article continues on abcnews.com

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