Marcus Daniel Rodriguez's parents, sisters, friends and family gathered at the square in downtown Tyler to pray for him to come home. 

The community gathered for a candlelight vigil on Tuesday night in support of Rodriguez, 21, was last seen at an apartment complex in Tyler two days before Christmas. 

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