Public Urged To Talk About Missing Teen 'Brianna' Every Day

By: Stewart Campbell Email
By: Stewart Campbell Email

The family and friends of missing 19-year-old teen Brianna Denison, who vanished early last Sunday morning without a trace, held a candle lit vigil Thursday night and a rally on Friday night.

Friday nights vigil was held at the Lawler Event Center on the UNR campus in Reno.

Like Thursday nights candle lit vigil, the rally was open to the public with a great turn out in support of the missing teen.

Family and friends where on hand all wearing their campaign blue ribbons.

For the rally, T-shirts bearing Brianna's picture where handed out and Brianna's aunt said, 'Now with these t-shirts we can really keep her image alive'.

Brianna's aunt also urgered everyone to keep talking about Brianna everyday and everynight, amongst friends, family and work colleagues, asking questions; Have you seen Bri? Do you know who's got Bri? Keep praying for her and keep hope for her.

The rally was again busy with support for the missing teen.

Friends, family, public and memebers of Reno PD filled the room to listen to members of Denisons family speak.

Both of Brianna's aunts spoke to the crowd as well as a number of her cousins and the family pastor.

Brianna's younger brother said to the crowd: "Brianna WILL come home!"

On Thursday night a candle lit vigil was held at Reno High School with over 300 in attendence.

The crowd gathered in front of the school in support of the missing teen to show that the community, family and freinds have not given up hope for Denisons safe return.

People held candles and wore blue ribbons at the vigil whilst listning to members of Brianna's family and friends stating that they have not given up and beg that who ever has Brianna to let her go.

The crowd chanted 'Come home, Brianna,' as posters and signs of the missing teen where issued throughout the crowd.

The mood was kept up beat with a family friend playing a song on his guitar.

Groups of Brianna's friends led by Nicole Bridges, a close friend to the missing teen, handed out blue ribbons in support of Denison.

Bridges explained, "Brianna's favorite color is blue. Another friend of Brianna's came up with the idea of making blue ribbons."

The vigil was open to the public.

A rally will also be staged at the UNR campus Friday night starting at 7pm.

The event will again be open to the public.


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