2009.07.28 Today's Current News - ***NO DISCUSSIONS HERE PLEASE ***
Search for missing girl continues, more publicity is needed
Published on Tue, Jul 28, 2009
Lindsey Baum, a 10-year-old girl from McCleary, Wash. went missing on June 26 while walking home from a friendís house.
When Elizabeth Smart disappeared from her home in Utah, state, national and even global attention was given to the case for months and months. Her family even appeared on Oprah and other national television shows in hopes of finding her.
Why is Baumís disappearance any less important? There are bits and pieces seen here and there on nightly newscasts but the constant coverage and continual reminders of her disappearance have vanished right along with her.
Is this one reason Baumís disappearance hasnít gotten the same media attention Ė money?
Searchers have been probing trails, rivers, roads, and every other place they can think of for this child, but to no avail.
Every child deserves to be safe and when one of them goes missing, their disappearance should be a top story on the news each night. Race, religion, age, money, none of this should matter.