One tweet said, "God answers prayer! Thank You for keeping little
Another wrote, "Thank God, Heaven help this little boy with recovery."
Here are more thankful tweets from those following this situation since it began six days ago.
"So happy the hostage situation in Midland City has ended. Prayers for peace for the child & his family."
"So relieved Ethan is safe! Bittersweet for our community in Midland City, AL."
"So relieved at how the Midland City situation ended."
Attorney General Luther Strange tweeted "Thankful that the Midland City Crisis is over and Ethan is safe. Thank you law enforcement and local officials for your hard work."
Also, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley released a statement saying, "I want to thank law enforcement, first responders & all additional personnel who worked tireless hrs to bring this situation to a resolution."