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New leads emerging from a Greek television programme about missing people could be taking Kerry Needham a step closer to finding her son Ben, who disappeared from Kos in 1991.
Information passed to Calendar, which is emerging more than a week after the show was broadcast, has revealed a number of fresh lines of inquiry - with two significant messages from Greek people actually naming who it could be.
Kerry is more confident than ever that one of the longest-running cases of its type in the world could soon be coming to an end.
Kerry Needham made the emotionally difficult trip back to Athens at the weekend to appear in a television programme aimed at helping her to find her son. Sally Simpson reports.
A possible new lead into the disappearance of Ben Needham has come to light after an appeal on Greek TV by his mother Kerry. A woman sent a photograph of a boy who she said had been "bought" by a family she met on holiday.
Kerry Needham made an emotional return to Greece at the weekend to appear on a live programme which tries to find missing people.
"Light at the End of the Tunnel" is one of Greece's most popular programmes, broadcasting to the mainland and islands.
On Friday night Kerry appeared on the Athens-based programme to make another appeal to find her son Ben, who disappeared from Kos in July 1991. Hundreds of calls were made to the programme and one viewer sent in a photograph which could be a possible new lead in the case.
The photo was taken in 1995 in Corinthia, west of Athens . The woman who contacted the show was on holiday with her family and became friends with another woman, who said the boy was not her biological son but had been bought for 800,000 drachmas - worth about 12-15,000 Euros in today's money.
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