Posted by: Lauren--NY | February 8, 2012

Find Lauren: The Search for Lauren Spierer

Part of the reason for the slow traffic around here is because I’m now working for Skyword as a news and politics blogger for Gather.com.  Follow all of my stories here, and be sure to read what’s in spotlight. One of the stories I have been covering has to do with the tragic disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, a native of Westchester County, New York. My dad is from Westchester and I spent all my Christmas Eves there as a child; it’s a very close-to-home story for me. Ms. Spierer was last seen in the wee hours of the morning on June 3rd in Bloomington, Indiana, walking home alone after a night out with friends. The search for her seems to be stalled, with no leads that have been released to the public. Her parents, Robert and Charlene Spierer, have waged a courageous public battle to find their daughter, who turned 21 in January. Friends, family and supporters have organized fundraisers in both Westchester and the Bloomington area, including a self-defense class for women and an auction.

You can find all of my coverage here. Follow the #FindLauren hashtag on Twitter for the up-to-the-minute scoop. Truly, watching the social media campaign has been rewarding and inspiring. To find out more about community outreach and ways you can help find Lauren Spierer, visit the family’s official website, www.findlauren.com. Anonymous tips can also be reported to the Bloomington Police Department at 812-339-4477.

As always, you can see what I’m up to at Laurie Beth’s Grotto. You can also check out the site overview and Twitter.

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