Saroo’s Google-Earth Quest: How an Orphaned Boy Found His Way Home as Grown Man | Vanity Fair

Saroo’s Google-Earth Quest: How an Orphaned Boy Found His Way Home as Grown Man | Vanity Fair:

Separated from his older brother at a train station, five-year-old Saroo Munshi Khan found himself lost in the slums of Calcutta. Nearly 20 years later, living in Australia, he began a painstaking search for his birth home, using ingenuity, hazy memories, and Google Earth.

Truly amazing story. This is technology at it’s best when it helps people to achieve the seemingly impossible.

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