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Oct 16, 2013

How a Lost Boy Used Google Earth to Find His Way Home After 25 Years


In the video, Brierly recounts how 1987, after a day of begging for money on the street, he boarded a train for home, but he never got there because he fell asleep and missed his stop. Instead, he ended up on the other end of the country. He was labeled lost, adopted and shipped off to Australia. But thanks to the Google, he found his way home—as if you needed another reason to love Google Maps.

1 comment:

YeamieWaffles said...

This is so awesome and has to be good promotion for Google too, so glad he one day made his way back home!