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Forest boy

Jun 15, 2012 — Montana authorities say Ray Dolin made up his widely reported story about being attacked by another man. Germany's "forest boy" was the first hoaxer exposed today. Who's next?
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Jun 15, 2012 — It turns out he's not a 17-year-old boy who was living in the woods with his father until dad died — the story he told German police. He's a 20-year-old Dutch man with personal problems.
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Jun 14, 2012 — One of our commenters says "Forest Boy" calls another German mystery to mind.
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Jun 14, 2012 — He walked into a German police department last year, saying he'd been living in the woods with his father for five years and that his dad had just died. Now authorities have released his photo.
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