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What happened to Elian Majano?

July 7, 2009 | 10:01 am

Dallas Morning News reporter Katherine Leal Unmuth wonders what happened to Elian Majano, the young son of immigrants from El Salvador who disappeared from Lively Park in  Irving, Texas, three years ago. He was 2 years old when he went missing. 

"From time to time, I find myself thinking about an Irving toddler who apparently disappeared while playing with his older brother in Irving's Lively Park on June 21, 2006 -- Elian Majano, then two years old. Today, close to the third anniversary of his disappearance, he should be five years old.

"His father handed the photo (pictured at the right) of brothers Alexis, then 4, and Elian to me when I visited the family's cramped apartment in South Irving -- an aging complex occupied by many immigrant families. (Elian's parents are from El Salvador). Now this little boy has joined a long list of other missing children from throughout the country, his case featured on America's Most Wanted online."

Read more about Elian Majano here.

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-- Deborah Bonello in Mexico City

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