Public Websites Offer Help in the Search for Kyron Horman
Sure, the Internet is a great tool to stay connected with the outside world, but it can also come in handy with more serious issues. Kyron Horman, a 7 year old boy that has been missing since June 4, 2010, is a name that most people are familiar with. His case is a unique one in that his stepmother, Terri Horman, is the individual believed to be responsible for the kidnapping. With an ongoing search for more than 2 months, friends and family are growing more worrisome by the day. While Kyron’s pictures have been seen on the news and Internet, there are several websites devoted to finding this little boy.
The first site, bringkyronhome.org, is run by volunteers and contains numerous pictures of Kyron. Not only does this website get the boy’s pictures out there, but it also asks that the public spreads the word about Kyron and post flyers of the missing child. The public can also help by donating funds to Kyron’s search via Paypal.
The second website is on the social network Facebook and is titled Missing Kyron Horman. Once again, pictures are posted and the public can keep updated with fundraisers, new updates in the case, and phone numbers to call with information. Over 74,000 people have checked out this page, so just imagine how powerful these Internet tools are in missing persons cases.
Kyron Horman went missing June 4th from the Skyline School outside of Portland, Oregon. He is 7 years old, weighs 50 pounds is 3 feet 8 inches. He has blue eyes and brown hair and may be endangered. If you have any information regarding Kyron’s whereabouts, please contact the tip line at 503-261-2847.
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