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Mother describes pain of search for missing Ben Clarkson

The mother of Ben Clarkson spoke of her grief for the first time on the day an urgent summit was called over the dangers of rivers in York, partly prompted by Ben's disappearance and the death of Megan Roberts, 19, whose body was found in the Ouse.

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Girlfriend "in limbo between hope and grief" during search for missing Ben Clarkson

Missing Ben Clarkson's girlfriend Rachel Peatfield said she moved between optimism and despair as the search for her childhood sweetheart entered its third week.

"Some days you have up days, where you think someone will see his poster and come forward," she said. "Other days you feel completely down and think, 'what's the point? Am I ever going to see him again?'"

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