Woman survives nine days in Arizona wilderness

(NBC News) 72-year-old Ann Rodgers says she was on the way to visit her grandchildren in Phoenix, Arizona nearly two weeks ago when she ran out of gas and got disoriented.

That was the beginning of an incredible journey through the Arizona wilderness.

Rodgers, who had been missing since March 31, is now back at her home in Tucson, relieved to be home safe and sound.

“I felt down, and I felt angry and felt frustrated but I knew there were people who cared to make sure that somebody found me, sometime out there,” she told reporters Wednesday.

She also said she never gave up on herself, “It stems from a base of faith, hope, prayer, trust.”

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