An autistic Florida girl who’d been the focus of a four-day search through alligator-infested woods was found alive Tuesday morning by a member of her Orlando-area church.
Eleven-year-old Nadia Bloom was discovered around 9 a.m. in a swampy area near Lake Jesup in the Orlando suburb of Winter Springs by James King, a member of Metro Church, where Nadia and her family worship. Nadia, who has an autism-related disorder called Asperger’s syndrome, is in the hospital being treated for insect bites and dehydration.
“James said he was praying. He said he was praying in tongues, he was praying in [the Spirit], and he went right to her,” Sandra Green, wife of Metro Church pastor Randy Green, told the Orlando Sentinel.
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