'I Found Baby Rainn': Ohio Toddler Rescued After Two Days Missing

by Jacquellena Carrero /  / Updated 

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A 2-year-old Ohio girl was found alive in a field Sunday night — two days after she was reported missing from her great-grandparents' home.

A volunteer searcher spotted the toddler, Rainn Peterson, about a half-mile from the house and called 911.

“I found baby Rainn and she’s alive,” the man told the dispatcher, according to a recording of the call obtained by NBC affiliate WKYC. “She's got flies all over her, but she’s okay."

Then, to the girl, the searcher said, "I’m coming honey...You're okay, sweetheart. I swear you're gonna be okay.”

During the call, Rainn could be heard crying in the background.

“Is that her I hear? OK, I hear her. Oh, I just got goosebumps,” the dispatcher said.

“Oh my God, me too," the caller replied. "I couldn’t give up on this kid. Thank God.”

The search began Friday night, when Rainn was reported missing from her home in North Bloomfield, Ohio, where she'd last been been playing with her two siblings, Trumbull County Sheriff Thomas Altiere told WKYC.

Altiere said he'd grown worried on Saturday that the girl wouldn't survive.

After she was found, Rainn was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Warren, Ohio, where she was “as fine as can be expected,” WKYC reported.

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