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N.Y. state trooper finds toddler lost in the woods

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SOUTH BRISTOL, N.Y. (CNN) -- Thanks to the actions of one New York state trooper, a little girl will be returning home after getting lost in the woods.

The 2-year-old had been missing for two days before being found by New York state trooper Brain Hotchkiss.

"So after about 15 minutes of climbing through the trees, I found the stream and followed the stream and located the child. She was laying on her stomach on a rock. I was calling her name and ran over to her and I saw her arm move and I knew she was alive. My heart just dropped. She hugged me immediately and wouldn't let go."

Trooper Brian Hotchkiss, New York State Police.

Hotchkiss said the girl was cold but seemed to be alright.

Police said she was then taken to a hospital for a checkup and is doing fine.

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