MARTIN COUNTY, Fla - The community is still quiet, a place where you're more likely to have a lost dog than a lost child.
More than 17 years have passed since Andrea Parsons, 10, disappeared from her Port Salerno neighborhood.
Seventeen years with no clues about where she could be.
"We don't know where she is," says her mother, Linda Parsons. "If she's dead or alive, we don't know that, so the only avenue to take is the one just to keep looking."
Parsons moved away from the neighborhood that held so many bad memories, but her search for Andrea never stops.
She submitted her daughter's story to the HLN show Nancy Grace: America's Missing.
The popular television host is trying to find 50 missing people in 50 days.
Andrea disappeared July 11, 1993.
She left her home on Ebbtide and walked to a grocery store on Salerno Road to buy candy.
Witness accounts last placed her near the intersection of Seaward and Commerce.
The Martin County Sheriff's Office launched a massive search that went on for weeks with no sign of Andrea.
Detective John Silvas still follows leads. He traveled to Texas last year on a tip, but the information didn't pan out.
"Anything, no matter how insignificant they might feel it is, it's important to us and we'll follow up on it," says Lt. Silvas.
Silvas and Parsons hope this new shot of national attention will trigger someone's memory.
Someone out there knows what happened to Andrea.
If you have any information, call the Martin County Sheriff's Office or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at (800) 273-TIPS.
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