Women Survive Five Days in California Wilderness

Laura Sherman, 57, and Denise Diaz, 56, say they chewed on grasses and drank their own urine to survive, before finally spotting cowboys, who called for help.
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For five days 57 year old Laura Schuermann of Oakland and 56 year old in the ideas of Berkeley wandered through thorny brush in hot dry conditions. It's really change my perspective on everything because we could of died. The two friends were driving up highway 10 wait to coyote springs on Friday. When they read about a beautiful lake along the emigrant trail so they turned off the road for a quick day trip. We went without preparing leading tell anybody that we are going man. He didn't have a map. They had two bottles of water some granola and a towel they were only wearing swimsuits and T shirts when the trail begin to fade. They were lost I just said the. Laurie you know that we have to be grandmothers we can have grandkids it's you know this is gonna happen we're not gonna die now. After two days of wandering in the heat it's sleeping in the cold they ran out of water. I read somewhere that if you drink your your and you know on a dire straight that's what you gotta do so we we did that and we ate. We've sucked on grass IT gas if it hagel there is classes. Finally on the fifth day they spotted two cowboys tending to their hurt and cynics and as acclaim. It was incredible. A Stanislas county sheriff's chopper plucked him out of the wilderness and the ordeal was over. The women took this photo after they flew back to civilization. In the east bay Allen long ABC 7 NEWS.

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