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Where is Typhenie Johnson? Family Pleads for Answers

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EULESS -- Typhenie Johnson's family is just trying to hold it together, but there's no way they're giving up on the missing 25-year-old. They came together Saturday morning to tell the public who she really is.

“She’s a wonderful person, always full of life, very, very, very talkative," said her mom, Deborah Johnson Strub.

Johnson's family never would've expected this when she came to North Texas two years ago after growing up in small towns in Iowa and South Dakota.

"We have all grown up in a very trustworthy town," Strub said. "We’ve learned to love and trust every person we meet."

And though they're fighting to find out anything about what happened, they appreciate the efforts so far.

“We just want Typhenie home safe," said her aunt Janelle Hofeldt. "We love her very much."

“They don’t know us from Adam," her uncle Mike Johnson said about the volunteers helping search. "This is what small town people do."

While ex-boyfriend Christopher Revill sits in jail, held for the suspected kidnapping of Johnson, her friends, family, and people she's never met keep looking and praying.

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