A Home at the End of Google Earth
November 8, 2012 10:13 AM   Subscribe

Separated from his older brother at a train station, five-year-old Saroo Munshi Khan found himself lost in the slums of Calcutta. Nearly 20 years later, living in Australia, he began a painstaking search for his birth home, using ingenuity, hazy memories, and Google Earth.
posted by rhapsodie (2 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Double. -- mathowie

an amazing story i first heard about here earlier this year.
posted by nadawi at 10:19 AM on November 8, 2012 [1 favorite]

What holds the record for most-doubled post at MetaFilter?
posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish at 10:19 AM on November 8, 2012

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