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The Missouri Miracle: 10 years later

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January 12, 2007.

It's a day that Shawn Hornbeck's parents weren't should would actually happen.

Hornbeck, then 15-years-old, was last seen riding his bike to a friend's house on October 5, 2002 near Richwoods, Missouri.

More than four years later, he was found alive inside the apartment of Michael Devlin along with another missing boy, 13-year-old Ben Ownby.

Ben vanished from his home in Beaufort, MO on January 8, 2007.

The breakthrough came when officers in Kirkwood, MO were serving a warrant at an apartment when they noticed a white truck matching the description of a vehicle authorities had been searching for in the Ownby investigation.

When officers searched the apartment, they found both boys, unharmed.

Days later, the Hornbeck family held a press conference to answer questions about their reunion.

Both boys are said to be doing well.

Devlin will spend the remainder of his life in prison.

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