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6/23/06-Gilford, MI

Teen Who Ran To Mideast Vows To Marry West Bank Man She Met On The Web

The Michigan teen who flew to the Mideast in hopes of meeting a guy she found on the Internet insists she'll marry him.

Katherine Lester, who turned 17 this week, was found in Jordan earlier this month and sent home. She was planning to be with a 20-year-old high school dropout who lives with his parents in the West Bank and works as a delivery man.

Lester appeared on A-B-C today, along with a tape of the young man insisting they "can't live without each other." That prompted Lester to get teary-eyed and declare her love.

The pair hooked up on the Web site My Space-dot-com. They never did meet, but have since resumed chatting online.

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