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Boy travels afar to meet online girlfriend
By (China Daily)
Updated: 2005-03-28 10:36

To meet a pretty girl he met online, a teenage boy in Luzhou of Sichuan Province took 40,000 yuan (US$4,800) from home and travelled to Chongqing Municipality by bus with two classmates.

His disappearance startled and worried his family.

After receiving a call from the boy, Shen Jinpu, his father, found the call was made from Chongqing and began to search everywhere in the city in the next eight days.

Shen finally found his disheveled son by accident at a local inn, China West Metropolis News reports.

The boy had used 15,000 yuan (US$1,800) and has been taken back home by his father.

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