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Missing Nevada Family Found 'Alive And Well'

James Glanton, 34, and girlfriend Christina McIntee, 25, along with four children, were found huddled in their overturned vehicle Tuesday.
Posted at 5:54 PM, Dec 10, 2013

A happy ending to a frightening situation: A family lost in the remote Nevada wilderness since Sunday has been found alive.

"The local county sheriff's office says the family of six missing in frigid temperatures since Sunday have been found alive, huddling in a canyon for warmth." (Via MSNBC

"Here's a new quote from the undersheriff on the missing family found alive. He says: 'We have located the people. They have been taken to the hospital. They are alive and well.'" (Via Fox News)

Thirty-four-year-old James Glanton and his 25-year-old girlfriend, Christina McIntee, along with their two children, a niece, and a nephew went missing Sunday after reportedly going to "play in the snow." (Via CNN)    

The family had been missing for nearly two days in an area known as Seven Troughs in northwestern Nevada while nighttime temperatures in the nearby town of Lovelock dropped to nearly -20 degrees overnight. (Via Google EarthHLN)

According to reports, they were found in their overturned vehicle — which was lodged in the snow —around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. (Via WCMH)

That, after as many as 200 people, along with a Navy search-and-rescue team, two airplanes and two helicopters had joined the effort. (Via WPMT)   

The family was taken to nearby Pershing General Hospital. All six are reportedly in good condition.