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Lost Family of Tourists Found in Yosemite National Park

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Authorities say deputies found a family of four that spent nearly 24 hours lost in a forested area of Yosemite National Park thanks to their GPS and texted photographs of their location.

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Department says the family contacted the sheriff’s dispatch center Tuesday evening to ask for help.

The Fresno Bee reports the family spoke very little English but were able to tell deputies they had been driving out of Stockton for about six hours before wrong turns landed them in the middle of the forest.

The sheriff’s department says deputies and a U.S. park ranger tracked the family Wednesday afternoon to a dirt road in an area known as Chowchilla Mountain thanks to pings from their GPS and pictures of their location the family sent by text message.

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