Shawn Hornbeck with his step-father Saturday.
Shawn Hornbeck, 15, and Ben Ownby, 13, were found alive in a Kirkwood apartment Friday. Shawn, from Richwoods, Missouri, had been missing for over 4 years.
Volunteers with the Shawn Hornbeck Foundation committed themselves to searching for missing children, after Shawn disappeared. Now they say they plan on staying the course.
Craig and Pam Akers called Saturday the best day of their lives. That's because it's the first full 24 hours they've looked forward to spending with their son, Shawn Hornbeck, who had been missing for more than four years.
Hornbeck Found Alive
The Akers showed off their best argument for hanging onto hope - Shawn Hornbeck joined them at a news conference a day after police found him and another recently abducted boy at a Kirkwood apartment, both alive and apparently well.
Sixteen months after the search for Shawn Hornbeck began, his parents believe they could finally be on the right track. At midnight Tuesday, $75,000 in reward money is gone.
Family, friends, and people searching for 11-yr-old Shawn Hornbeck find reassurance and strength to keep going, in the story of the safe recovery of Elizabeth Smart.
The missing 11-yr-old Missouri boy gets his second chance at national exposure when he appears on "America's Most Wanted".