It was Memorial Day weekend in 1984, and the girl was in search of some food for her cats, Boo Boo and Skeeter. Christy left her home in Greenacres, Fla., where she lived with her mom and sister, Allie, and walked the 500 feet down the street to Belk’s General Store.
"To Find Girl Missing 33 Years, Fla. Police Gave Her a Voice on Twitter. It Was Eerie." is from the May 30, 2017 Morning Mix section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Mettler and narrated by Sam Scholl.