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CONROE, Texas The family of a missing Spring man held a prayer vigil at Oak Ridge High School on Saturday night.

TJ Murray disappeared10 days ago.

I love this place, said Tom Murray, TJ s father, of Montgomery County. I ve been here for 26 years, so it s like home.

An Oak Ridge teacher and coach, Murray said his son graduated from Oak Ridge before heading north to Sam Houston State University.

On October 19, his son was out with friends and was last seen leaving a sports bar on Sawdust Road. The truck he was driving was left in the parking lot and his cell phone was found in a nearby ditch.

He s somewhere or someone has him but this isn t like him, saidTJ's mom, Janelle Murray.

But themissing 23-year old s mom refuses to let the bad thoughts take over.

She said her son is a fighter who beat Leukemia after being diagnosed when he was only 5 years old. He also survived a bad car accident.

I m just staying positive until we hear something, said Janelle Murray.

The Murrays said theyplan to organize their own search for TJearly next week.

They re asking help from their friends --and from above.

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