Vigils held for boy in Brazil
RED BANK, N.J. (WABC) -- At sunset in Red Bank, New Jersey, a moving vigil was held for the little boy at the center of an international custody fight.
The vigil was one of several held around the country for nine-year-old Sean Goldman.
He remains in Brazil and his father, David Goldman, remains locked in a legal battle to bring him home.
Five years ago, Sean's mother took him to Brazil on a vacation and against David's wishes, and never returned.
She died in childbirth nearly a year ago, leaving Sean in the custody of his Brazilian step-father. The case exploded into a high profile dispute.
There have been several legal setbacks in Brazil that have delayed and even raised doubts about the eventual reunion of a father and his son.
David Goldman did not attend the vigil, but his fight is something this community has taken to heart.
David Goldman's supporters say this vigil serves as a reminder that another Father's day is approaching and Sean Goldman still hasn't come home to his Dad.
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