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Never Ever Lose Hope.

Updated on October 9, 2012

Last night at around 7pm pink balloons were let loose from well wishers worldwide for little April and her family.

This was a wish from April's heartbroken family and I do not have the words to explain what I think they must be going through.

April's family wanted pink balloons because Tangled was April's favourite DVD and they were let loose by a world full of people who have taken this dear family into their hearts.

Let us never forget to keep those prayers going today and tomorrow .xxxxx



A message on facebook from a well wisher reads: " On seeing the balloons for April reminded me of this scene from Tangled, a story about a young girl who was also taken away from her family as a child. This Princess ran away, followed the lanterns, and returned home. I hope your princess does too♥ xxx"

Even Blackpool Tower was lit up for April and her family.

Our sweet little princess

Forever in our prayer.

We'll never stop hoping

Our compassion we share.

x

Your sweet sweet smile

Etched deep in each mind

We wish your family

That solace they'll find.

x

For each new dawn

Today and tomorrow.

May we send blessings

To blend with that sorrow.

x

My heart cries out

For your Mum and Dad.

You are the sweetest gem

They could ever have had.

x

May your smile shine through

And make each heart sing.

Through each sad day

A strength you will bring.










Lanterns drift into the night sky above Machynlleth in tribute to April Jones april-jones-latest-lanterns-released-into-night-sky-in-tribute-to-schoolgirl-
Lanterns drift into the night sky above Machynlleth in tribute to April Jones april-jones-latest-lanterns-released-into-night-sky-in-tribute-to-schoolgirl- | Source
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      Ghaelach 4 years ago

      Eddy.

      As you say, we must never give up hope.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      So true Ghaelach !!!

      We must never indeed give up hope !!

      Eddy.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Absolutely beautiful Eddy and I am with you and do hope that this little girl will be found and not have been harmed in any way, shape or form. My girls love Tangled and as a mother could truly relate to you post and message. Thanks again for sharing this story and am hoping/praying for a happy ending here. Have of course voted and shared all over!!

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      Deepak Chaturvedi 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Hopefully lead the life and never give up. Thanks.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      It is so important no to lose faith and the support for this family is immense! So welcomed is the fact that here are still so many true hearts in this sometimes awful and cruel world.

      I will also carry on praying .

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I so agree with you Deepak.

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      Rebecka Vigus 4 years ago from Johns Island, SC

      This was beautiful. I hope the family can find peace although I fear it will be a long time coming. God Bless you.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Duchessoflilac; so sad and so few words to explain if any at all. I know they will appreciate your care.

      Eddy.

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      lilian1 4 years ago from Hertfordshire England

      I feel for little April's family the anguish they are going through must be awful we can only keep on praying for her safe return ...

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      Helen Murphy Howell 4 years ago from Fife, Scotland

      Oh Eddy, a beautiful tribute to this little angel - I'm in tears at your wonderful words!

      I'm like you, in that I can't imagine the pain that her family are going through and will carry for the rest of their lives. Everyday I kept thinking to myself I hope this story will be different and that things will work out and April will go home - well, this little one has gone home, not unfortunately to the physical place and family, but somewhere no one can harm her again.

      My heart and blessings go to April and her family and to all the people in her area who worked so hard to try and find this little angel. And Eddy, to you, for writing such a beautiful tribute - you are a sensitive and awesome poet!

      Voted up + shared!

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      Joyce Haragsim 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

      I so hope that someone see's April with f/b involved going through the whole world. Here's prayers to her family with high hopes she's bought home sooner than later.

      Voted up awesome and beautiful, Joyce.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Very beautifully written and we will send out our prayers for this girl and her family. Well done !

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      Randi Benlulu 4 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      What a beautiful tribute. Praying for her safe return.

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      Rosemary Sadler 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      A beautiful tribute Eddy. We must never lose hope for the safe home coming of this sweet child.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Eddy you have written this comment and plea so well. We must keep praying for her safe return. It must be so terrible for her family.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I agree lilian1 ;I also cannot begin to eplain what they are going through.

      Let's live in hope for them.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Seeker7 I know her family are so touched with all the support,love and care for them from around the world.

      Your words so caring.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I know I have the same wishes as you Joyce.

      Let's keep that hope going for them.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Your words will bring comfort I know kashmir.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      We all continue to pray for this heartbroken family and your care appreciated btrbell..

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      You are so right Rosemay we can never lose hope.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I cannot begin to wonder what her family are going through Blossom and let's keep that hope alive..

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      Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      We will never give up hope - beautifully written Eddy.

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      Eddy...i signed a fb petition to help find this beautiful child! This is happening FAR too often - i don't understand how our children became the target for the rage, vengeance, discontent, and entitlement that is overtaking the world !

      sharing

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      Ruth McCollum 4 years ago from Lake Oswego, Oregon

      I feel so bad for them. Added them to my prayer list. What a beautiful tribute, never give up hope. Blessings

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. I put April and her family in my prayers each night. You are right Eddy never loose hope. You know I'm sort of psychic in a way after last night's prayers I got a word whisper of Cardiff odd isn't it? Passing this on.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      We have to keep that hope alive.

      Take care M M.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Hi ImKarn It is so tragic and i cannot think what they are going through.

      I know they are finding comfort and strength in the support from the world.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I know they appreciate all support Ruti and thanks for stopping by.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I wil do Gypsy and I am a believer in te psychic world also.

      I know they are grateful all care and love.

      Eddy

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      stessily 4 years ago

      Eddy, So much beauty and love are encircling this planet, all in the name of little April and her loved ones! If anything can bring April back, love will.

      Can you imagine how amazing it would be to see those lanterns and those pink balloons and all the handheld candles and Blackpool Tower's lights from the perspective of being in the heavens, looking downward to Earth? So inspiring!

      This may sound naive, but it astounded me to learn of April's disappearance happening in Wales, which I think of as such a beautiful and peaceful country. But the vastness of the loving responses and of willingness to help look for her from complete strangers tells me that there is infinitely more love in Wales than hatred. And the "April effect" also confirms that there is also infinitely more love in the entire world than hatred.

      Little April has captured hearts worldwide.

      Thank you for such a beautiful, inspiring poem.

      Appreciatively, Stessily

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      My prayers, Eddy. Thank you for speaking and caring.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Stessily for this beautiful comment and let us all carry on supporting and keeping that faith strong.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you also bravewarrior.

      Eddy.

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      Ruth McCollum 4 years ago from Lake Oswego, Oregon

      my best and prayers for her and her family.

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      lionel1 4 years ago

      You're such a caring and loving person with a hart of pure gold. Thank you.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      It is indeed so sad Rusti and we can only carry on praying for them.

      Thanks for stopping by and here's to so many more hubs for us to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Your words mean so much lionel and we can only hope and pray for this poor family.

      Eddy.

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      This is such a lovely tribute, Eddy...

      What a lovely one you are to share this message...she is after all, everyone's child. I pray for a happy ending to this story. I am so glad when I come here to find love shared and expressed so poignantly.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      My prayers for this little girl. They finally found a missing little girl here a few days ago. The family put up purple balloons for her.

      I hope this little girl is found safe for her family. I hope they catch the person who did this to both little girls.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Your words mean so very much pstrabie48 and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      It is so sad isn't it moonlake and my heart goes out to all families who have to try and cope with such cruelty.

      I know they appreciate each and every kind and supportive message.

      Eddy.

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      wrenfrost56 4 years ago from U.K.

      Beautiful and inspiring hub full of hope, looking forward to reading more of your work :)

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Your comment is so appreciated wrenfrost159 I now also look forward to reading many more of yours.

      Eddy.

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