ORLANDO, Fla. (CBS/AP) The mother of Nadia bloom, the missing 11-year-old who was found safe in a swamp, says her daughter didn't eat or drink anything during the four days she was missing, but the little girl who was Asperger's, a form of Autism, described seeing different animals and praying.
Tanya Bloom says the first thing her daughter said when she saw her was, "'I will you obey you more mommy."
Nadia Bloom was found deep in a swamp Tuesday by rescuer James King who used to belong to her family's church. She had bug bites and was dehydrated, but was otherwise OK.
CBS affiliate WKMG spoke with Jeff Bloom, Nadia's father, who said "One of the darkest times to feel is right before nightfall when your girl is out there and night's coming (and) she's in a swampy, wooded area. You don't know where she is, or what condition she is in. You don't know if she's scared, or crying, and there's nothing you can do to help her. Your heart just breaks."
Tanya Bloom, said at a press conference Wednesday that God had a hand in Nadia's rescue.
She says Nadia asked to go out for a short bike ride last week and never came back. She says the girl took a camera with her, but her parents turned it over to police and haven't been able to look at the pictures yet.