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Medford teen a sudden Maine woods survivalist

To survive two frigid nights, 17-year-old Nicholas Joy, a fan of survivalist television shows, built a snow cave. For water, he dipped into the icy Carrabassett Stream. For food, there was no option: he went without.

Meanwhile, rescuers were frantically searching for the Medford teen, who became separated Sunday from his father on the foggy slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain Resort in Maine. Searchers knew they were racing against the clock.

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