Family Buried in Snow Drift for Two Days Rescued

Family Buried in Snow Drift for Two Days Rescued

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snow entombed car in New MexicoA family buried alive in snow while trapped in their SUV was rescued last week from a rural New Mexico snowdrift after two days.

Rescuers had to dig through 4 feet of ice and snow along the roadside to free the parents and their 5-year-old daughter, whose Yukon got stuck on U.S. 56 while in route to a ski holiday.

Even though the family had packed lots of water, food and sleeping bags, their core body temperatures had still dropped to 90 degrees, which marks the beginning of hypothermia.

The family never lost hope or began to panic.

(READ the AP story at MSNBC)

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