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US balloon boy case 'not a hoax'

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A Colorado sheriff has said there is no indication that the family of a boy thought to have been carried away by a helium balloon was carrying out a hoax.

The disappearance of Falcon Heene, six, became a media drama that gripped the nation.

He was later found at home.

Jonathan Beale reports.

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