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Yeah, google drive sucks in that aspect. It doesn't save local copies of most files that do not count towards your limit (mostly docs, sheets, etc) anywhere in our hard drive. Not that we can easily access anyway. Also, even its "offline" feature, while it seem to work some times, it often fails. Oddly enough, video files (smaller than 15 min they say) also ...
Since you said that the message isn't in her Drafts folder and she saw the "saved" notification - that might suggest the message is in her Deleted folder. When replying/forwarding a message in the Deleted folder, a draft is saved, but isn't shown in Draft folder. You need to find the original message, open it, there you'll see the draft.
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