Posted: 18 October, 2013
Man uses Google Maps to find his lost home and family
VIDEO: Lost in India, adopted into Australia, watch the epic journey home
Saroo Brierley lost his home and family when he was a little boy in India.
After falling asleep on a train at five, he was left with no-one, and ended up being adopted in Australia.
His Aussie mum hung a picture of a map of India on his wall, and ever since he has searched his memories and maps for a route home.
Google Maps and Google Earth helped him follow his memories and he found his way back home to his family in India.
In a heart-felt moment, Saroo is reunited with his Indian mother and family.