(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Exactly six months after 7-year-old Kyron Horman was reported missing from his Oregon school, the boy's parents said they would never give up hope of finding their son.
"We recognize that it has now been six months since Kyron went missing, and we are still deeply saddened that he is not home with us," the boy's father, Kaine Horman, and birth mother, Desiree Young, said in a statement released Thursday before the half-year anniversary. "We would like to stress to everyone that Kyron has not yet been found and we need everyone's help...Kyron still needs all of us."
Kyron's parents urged anyone traveling during the holidays to help out by passing out fliers, available at www.bringkyronhome.org, and to keep their eyes open for the boy who was last seen by his stepmother, Terri Horman, when he left for school June 4.
Kyron was last seen walking toward his Skyline Elementary School classroom after he had proudly displayed his science fair project on tree frogs. He was wearing a "CSI" T-shirt and black cargo pants.
Though a massive, months-long search has turned up few clues, Kyron's parents are undeterred.
"We love you Kyron and we will never give up hope," the family's statement said.
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