by Kurt Hildebrand

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December 7, 2012
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Woman to describe ordeal on national TV

A Gardnerville woman who spent five nights alone in Hope Valley during a storm after her boyfriend died in an attempt to seek help is scheduled to appear on the Today Show on Monday.

Paula Lane, 46, was rescued after she and Roderick Clifton, 44, became stuck in the mud at Burnside Lake on Nov. 29. Clifton died while trying to walk for help on Nov. 30, and Lane was left alone to survive on tomatoes and snowmelt until she was found on Wednesday by her brother.

Lane is recovering at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center from mild frostbite she …

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