DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A 5-year-old boy was reunited with his family on Monday, just two days before he turns 6 years old.
We only know him as Ethan. He was held hostage in an underground bunker for six days. The FBI rescued him from his captor, Jimmy Lee Dykes.
Alabama, and the nation, have watched this story with great attention to pray for Ethan’s safe release. Ethan is now with his family and recovering from the ordeal.
Ethan’s 6th birthday is Wednesday, February 6. If you would like to wish him a Happy Birthday, you can post a message on the ‘Happy Birthday Ethan’ Facebook page.
You can also send birthday cards for Ethan to this address:
Napier Field Police Department
c/o Lt. McDaniel
400 Headquarters Street
Napier Field, AL 36303