From a Google blog post:
In 1986, a five-year-old boy named Saroo Munshi Khan accidentally fell asleep on a stationary train in India. He woke up hours later, alone and in an unfamiliar place. This fateful train ride ripped Saroo away from his home and family. For more than a quarter century, he searched for them before finding his way back home with the help of Google Earth.
This incredible true story spans decades, miles and continents. If it weren't for hope, determination and technology, Saroo would have remained forever lost.
While that may sound hyperbolical and self-serving, the details of the man's story, if accurately told, say otherwise. Watch:
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