Missing camper chased by knife happy to be back with family

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BISHOP, Calif. - The woman who went missing from a remote campground in California's White Mountains after she says she was confronted by a man with a knife spoke about being reunited with her family.

Sheryl Powell described the man as a burley, bald "big guy" with tanned skin during an appearance Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show. The 60-year-old Powell says she was told to do what he said and he would refrain from using the knife on her and her dog.

Powell says ran away from him Friday as her husband prepared a campsite.

Search and rescue teams found her and her dog on Monday.

Her husband, Joe, says he's "the happiest man on the planet" because he got his wife back.

There's been no sign of the man and the sheriff's office is investigating.

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