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Nadia Bloom Found ALIVE In Florida Near Swamplands

First Posted: 06/13/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:10 PM ET

Nadia Bloom
Nadia Bloom, a missing Florida girl, has been found alive nearby swamplands.

Nadia Bloom, a missing 11-year-old with Asperger's syndrome, was found alive near the swamplands around Winter Springs, Florida, today.

Bloom had gone missing since Friday in the alligator-infested woods, per ABC News, raising major concerns about her safety.

She was discovered this morning in waist-deep water with only bug bites and dehydration, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Bloom has Asperger's syndrome -- a mild form of autism, known for "delays in social development and understanding nonverbal communication."

The Winter Springs native will be reunited with her family today.

WATCH the ABC News report on her disappearance:


Filed by Craig Kanalley  |