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'I chose life, even if it meant more suffering:'

Tearful yoga instructor, 35, admits that she wanted to give up during her 17 days lost in a Hawaii forest - but instead fought to survive by eating moths and sleeping in a boar's den

Amanda Eller, 35, was reported missing on May 8 after going hiking in Maui

Hawaii authorities found Eller in a stream bed on Friday around 5pm local time

In a Facebook video posted on Saturday, Eller voiced how she often found herself struggling to carry on

She added: there were times of total fear and loss and wanting to give up, and it did come down to life and death, and I had to choose. I chose life'

Officials said she suffered a broken leg and lost her shoes in a flash flood

Eller survived 17 days by sleeping in a boar's den and eating wild fruit and moths

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She went missing on May 8 after leaving her phone behind while hiking in the Makawao Forest Reserve trail in Maui. She was found around four miles from where she had left her car, authorities said.

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'The whole time I was going deeper into the jungle, even though I thought I was going back where I came from.

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