Missing MH370: Netizens post messages of hope

Missing MH370: Netizens post messages of hope
Malaysian ethnic Chinese write well wishes on "kongming" lanterns (sky lanterns) during a candlelight vigil for the passengers of Malaysia Airlines MH370. Netizens from around the world have come together to pray for those on board as well as their families.

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Netizens from around the world have come together with one heart and one mind to pray for the safety of the passengers and crew of the missing MH370 craft and encourage their families to stay strong and wait for good tidings of their loved ones.

There are people sharing information, news articles and stories of affected family members in a global show of solidarity.

Others are sharing uplifting photos and messages of hope.

A photograph that went viral was a sand sculpture by Indian artist Sudarshan Patnaik: a large MAS airplane and faces of passengers made of sand, with the words crafted from blue and red sand, "Pray God - Miracles Do Happen".

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin shared a photo on his Facebook account that drew several thousand "likes" - a drawing of a plane with multi-coloured hands reaching up and the caption, "Please come back".

He encouraged people to never lose hope.

On Twitter, user @xxxJiDa tweeted "Dear MH370, Where are you? We are waiting for you. Please come back safely," while @dyanasmd said, "I refuse to be sad coz I rather believe you will come back safe. Come home soon. Can't wait to hear your stories."

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak also tweeted, saying "In our time of need, friendship has come in many forms. We will continue our efforts to search for #MH370."

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