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Backpacker leaves hospital

The Richmond teenager, who went missing in the Australian outback for three days, has thanked his rescuers after being released from hospital.

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First picture of missing backpacker

An Australian television network has published a photograph of the Richmond teenager, who went missing in the outback for three days.

Sam Woodhead was lifted to safety by an air ambulance, after surviving by drinking contact lens solution and his own urine.

Paramedics attend to Sam Woodhead. Credit: Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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