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Man Missing in New Hampshire Found in North Carolina

Hugh Armstrong, 72, disappeared on vacation, lost his memory and hitchhiked back to his home state.
3:00 | 08/13/12

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On July 25 that the 72 year old from Clayton -- out for a walk into disappear. No sign of him -- -- -- deputies say they found -- Armstrong here walking in front of the -- Baptist Church in McDowell county. Armstrong told deputies he didn't know -- we -- he only knew. He was trying to find someone in north. Sources claim was a bill Neely. He told us he what -- -- that is his name that some offshore. Myself like I'm about save me want. He's very can. He's deputy Jacob Crowder was the first to -- -- Armstrong around 1 AM sat. Since the had to have a name that's -- was that's -- them up -- Armstrong told deputies he woke up in couldn't remember -- -- -- beat down the interstate and started its -- -- Armstrong said he worked odd jobs to buy food even spending three days on a farm in Pennsylvania helping -- pay he says. And now they achievement through -- -- not. Thing -- while walking off for hadn't even checked in Armstrong didn't have any idea with him but deputies found initials -- day on his way. -- -- in the information -- the missing persons database in after hours of research put to into together. Armstrong's family pick Tim up Saturday morning they were surprised. By the fact that. -- -- -- They cities and avid outdoorsman. He spends a lot of Tom Harkin. Deputies say when his wife arrived he finally. He said I'll recognize -- vehicle. Susan Waugh. Stepped out of the -- literally jumped up that -- so that's small law. Happy -- to a real life story that's straight out of the movies. This is just an extraordinary. Story a man those who took wall. And came days later he shows.

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