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Missing teacher, Tara Grinstead, birthday celebrated

Its been over three weeks since Tara Grinstead has been missing. Monday night friends and family spent bittersweet day as it was Tara Grinstead’s 31st birthday. Tara Grinstead 3

A tribute Monday night to missing teacher Tara Grinstead on her 31st birthday. It’s been more than three weeks since friends and family last saw Grinstead, but they haven’t given up hope.

Birthday balloons and banners decorate Tara’s small home, but it’s not a celebration. Grinstead is still missing.

Along with family and friends, a town paid tribute to one of their own. Tara Grinstead missing for 23 days.

With candles in hand, Anita and nearly 200 other people in Ocilla honor her sister’s birthday. “I have faith she’s going to come back to us and she’s going to unwrap the rest of her presents when she gets back,” says Gattis.

Prayer bags line the front of Tara’s house. They light a path for Tara’s way back home. “I wish she could be here to all we’ve done for her,” says former student Kenyatta McDonald. Tara Grinstead 2

As a crowd listens to a CD of Tara singing, others decorate her doorstep with gifts and roses.”This summer my house burned down. We lost everything. Ms. Tara was right there all the way. She got me everything I needed,” says McDonald.

The community had one common birthday present for Tara Grinstead. Those of us at Scared Monkeys send you a birthday wish as well. God bless.

“We’re never going to stop looking for you. And you will be home and we will find you,” says neighbor, Susan Oakley.

If you have any information about Tara Grinstead’s disappearance, call the anonymous tip line at 229-468-TIPS.

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  2. May God Be with you and your family during this tough time. My prayers are with you.

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