Lost Backpacker Survived on Contact Lens Fluid


Eighteen year old backpacker, Samuel Woodhead was lost for three days in the Australian outback according to Sky News. When rescue workers found him, he had survived the 40C heat by drinking contact lens fluid that was stored in his backpack.

"His father had packed boxes of contact lenses in his rucksack in an outside pocket and he'd forgotten to take them out," she revealed.
"He's lived on the fluid that the contact lenses ... you know the little packs of contact lenses? He's literally lived on those packs of contact lenses for three nights."