Sad birthday for missing McCleary girl

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MCCLEARY, Wash. (AP) -- There were balloons and cake in McCleary, but sadly the birthday girl remains missing.

Members of the Lindsey Baum search task force met in McCleary Thursday with Lindsey's mother, Melissa Baum, to mark her 13th birthday.

KXRO reports Melissa Baum released two balloons into the air in honor of her daughter.

Lindsey was 10 years old when she went missing June 26, 2009, while walking home from a friend's house.

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Information from: KXRO-AM, http://www.kxro.com