Photo by: Butch Dill

James Stephens (left) joins others in Midland City, Ala., on Feb. 3, 2013, to pray for a 5-year-old boy taken hostage. Authorities say Jim Lee Dykes, 65 — a decorated Vietnam-era veteran known as Jimmy to neighbors — gunned down a school bus driver Jan. 29 and then abducted the boy from the bus, taking him to an underground bunker on his rural property. (Associated Press)