VIDEO: Hannah Anderson meets — again — Idaho foursome who spotted her in backcountry

October 10, 2013 

Andrea Dearden, spokeswoman for the Ada County Sheriff's Office, right, introduces the four Sweet residents whose report on an encounter with two campers led to the Aug. 10 rescue of 16-year-old Hannah Anderson from the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. From left are Mary Young, Mike Young, Mark John and Christa John.

JOHN SOWELL — Idaho Statesman

California teen Hannah Anderson, who was kidnapped by family friend James DiMaggio and taken to the backwoods of Idaho this summer, sat down for a lengthy interview with the "Today Show." DiMaggio, who had killed Anderson's mom and brother before setting his Southern California home on fire, was eventually killed by FBI agents in the Idaho wilderness.

The manhunt for DiMaggio and Anderson captured the nation's attention. The teen's rescue was largely the result of a chance encounter she and DiMaggio had with a pair of Idaho couples who happened upon them in the backcountry.

The couples and Anderson were part of a surprise reunion on the "Today Show." Watch the meeting below.

Watch the full interview with Anderson below

 

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