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After 5 Years, Family Still Seeks Missing Sampson County Boy

Posted October 6, 2005 5:36 a.m. EDT

— Five years after a Sampson County boy disappeared from his home, family members hope a new

Web site

will help bring forth new clues and answers.

Tristen "Buddy" Meyers was last seen at his home Oct. 5, 2000.

The Web site shows an age-enhanced picture of Buddy, now 9 years old.

Authorities ask that anyone with information about the child's disappearance to contact the Sampson County Sheriff's Office at

(910) 592-4141