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Missing hiker found alive at Yosemite National Park

A hiker missing at Yosemite National Park since Sunday has been found, according to park officials.

Esmin Garmendia-Barrios was found by searchers in a helicopter near Washburn Point, the area where he was last seen, at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Washburn Point is about a mile from Glacier Point.

Nearly 200 volunteers helped in the rescue effort.

Garmendia-Barrios, a 25-year-old Honduran who speaks Spanish and broken English, was on a day trip with another man and a 12-year-old boy to the Washburn Point and Glacier Point areas. He told his friends he wanted to be alone to read his Bible in a parking lot at Washburn Point, but when they returned 30 minutes later, he was gone.

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