It was a race against time. Eight-year-old Julia disappeared for two days, two nights in temperatures around freezing point. The probability of finding them somewhere in the confusing area between Bavaria and the Czech Republic became less and less. But on Tuesday lunchtime the redeeming news came: Julia is alive.
The girl was found after hours of searching, according to police reports, near the Czech town of Česká Kubice. The eight-year-old will now be cared for medically, said the Czech