July 31, 2015
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man who fled chemotherapy
treatments more than a decade ago denies being with a Minnesota
teenager who's running away from them now.
Billy Best says in a phone interview he's in Boston and hasn't
talked to 13-year-old Daniel Hauser and his mother since they fled.
An alert issued to police departments around the country had
said the Hausers might be traveling with Best, who as a teenager in
1994 ran away from home to Houston to escape chemotherapy for
cancer similar to Daniel's.
Best has said he was cured by natural remedies.
He says he last saw the Hausers when he was in Minnesota nearly
two weeks ago for court hearings. He says he'd help them if they
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