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Voices & Vibes: Annual Fireball Run helps locate missing children

AUGUSTA -- From Melbourne, Fla., all the way to Gulfport, Miss., over 40 teams are participating in the annual Fireball Run and the Race to Recover America's Missing Children.

On the way to Peachtree City, Ga., the teams made their way to Augusta finding clues along the way at the city's historical monuments in the downtown area.

Teams traveled to their destinations while distributing fliers of the missing child each team was assigned to. The Fireball Run has been going on for six years and participants have managed to recover 36 children so far.

The fliers have a description of the child along with a QR code for smartphone users to directly connect to law enforcement personnel who are handling the case.

Organizers of the event say the annual function get people involved with finding a missing child, gives the parents a new hope and brings attention to the city of Augusta.

This year's event is described as being bigger with more sponsors, participants and cities aiding in the safe recovery of missing children.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 Fax: (803) 442-4561
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