"They stayed together and that was the key that allowed them to live through this experience. You don’t see that that often in search and rescue," said Paul Burke, search-and-rescue coordinator for the state. "They did some pretty inventive things, heating up rocks and things. Staying together, that was a big deal."The 6 survivors consisted of a man and his girlfriend, their 2 children, and the woman's niece and nephew. The children were aged 3 to 10. I'd like to know what the man and woman thought and talked about and how the children responded. I await a new episode of "I Shouldn't Be Alive."
December 11, 2013
"Their father kept them alive and well" — sheltered under an overturned Jeep for 48 hours in temperatures as low as -16.
"Everybody is in good shape. There was no frostbite. They are stable. They suffered a little exposure and dehydration, but that is all."