Hannah Anderson's Family Responds To Her Rescue
Hannah Anderson, the 16-year-old girl who was rescued yesterday from what police believe was an abduction by a one-time family friend, will be reunited with her family today, and they are both relieved and concerned to find out what she's been through.
Anderson's father, Brett Anderson, told reporters yesterday that he was "elated" to find that his daughter was safe after her alleged abductor, James Lee DiMaggio, was shot and killed in the Idaho wilderness. Now, Brett and his family are opening up a bit more to the press about their mixed emotions.
Brett sent a text to CNN, reading: "I am nervous excited saddened 4 my wife and son and worried what my daughter has been through." He also added, "It's now healing time."
The teenager's grandmother, Sara Britt, told NBC that the family is "just so relieved," and her grandfather, Ralph Britt, added that they are waiting to find out more details about what Hannah has been through.
“We don’t know what she saw or heard. Hannah is the only person who knows what happened that night,” he told Today.
Hannah's aunt, Jennifer Willis, added that they're all now just "waiting, waiting for Hannah to come home."