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85-year-old woman survives on tap water for 6 days after getting stuck in bathtub

By Mason White 4:35 PM December 24, 2014
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By: Chan Yuan
An elderly woman, is lucky to be alive after being stuck in her bathtub for six days, rescue workers in the France said.

The 85-year-old woman, who was identified as Huguette, who got stuck in her bathtub for six days, survived by drinking tap water.

The incident began when the woman entered the bathroom of her home and slipped into the bathtub. The woman of Dordogne, could not reach her emergency alarm or phone, and was stuck for six days.

After six days, a postal worker noticed something strange about the woman’s home.

The postal worker called police and said that she rang the bell for several minutes, but the homeowner failed to answer despite the fact that the windows of the home were wide open.

Police and paramedics responded to the scene, and entered the woman’s home. They found her alive and well in the bathtub.

The elderly woman asked for a glass of milk.