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How hero Lesly, 13, kept her siblings aged 9, 4 and just 12 months alive for 40 days lost in the ..


Four children, aged one, four, nine and 13, have miraculously been found alive 

The eldest was a thirteen-year-old girl who learned survival skills at home

They survived a plane crash and more than a month in the Amazon jungle 

Thirteen-year-old Lesly built camps using hair ribbons to keep her three younger siblings safe while they were lost in the Amazon jungle for six weeks - as her aunt and grandmother tell of their pride. 

The children, Lesly, 13, Soleiny, nine, Tien Noriel, four, and baby Cristin had been travelling in a light aircraft on May 1 when it crashed. The accident killed everyone else on board, the children's mother Magdalena Mucutui Valencia, the pilot and an indigenous leader.