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What 11-year-old Kareem Granton saw during 5 days roaming New York City Published: March 24, 2014

When Kareem Granton ran away from his East New York home recently, he spent five days in the wilds of New York City before he was found by a Good Samaritan, New York Magazine reports.

Kareem spent nights sleeping on the subway and days, mostly, at Chuck E. Cheese’s. “It was a very big world,” he said of his adventure. “I didn’t think I would probably make it.” He did. (And doctors who checked him out after his return say he’s safe and sound.)

Here’s how Kareem describes his journey.

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