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Erica Baker's Family Invites Community to Dedication Ceremony
MIAMISBURG -- The family of a little girl who went missing 14 years ago is honoring her and wants the community to as well.
Erica Baker disappeared in February of 1999, and now her family is setting up a special memorial at a Kettering cemetery.
"Everyone's been asking me for a place to go (gets emotional)," said Misty Baker, Erica's mother, "To say goodbye, and to honor her."
More than 14 years later, Misty, is still overwhelmed by emotions when she talks about her little girl.
"I can't say goodbye," she said, "I just can't, and so it's not really for me, because to me I feel like it's giving up."
So to honor her daughter, she's putting up a memorial at David's Cemetery and want the community to join her and her family for a special dedication ceremony.
"This ceremony is to help the community, her friends and my family, say goodbye," she said, "They want a place to visit, to lay flowers, cards and a place to go on her birthday and on the day she went missing and I think it's important."
Erica disappeared while walking her dog when she was just 9-years-old.
Christian Gabriel was the only person to serve time for her disappearance,
He admitted to being in the van that hit and killed Erica, and admitted he buried her body somewhere, and it's never been found.
"You're constantly in limbo every single day," said Misty, "And so, I'm just not ready to say goodbye and I'm not ready to give up."
Misty clings to hope that one day her little girl will be found.
"I still want to know where she is and I want to lay her where the monument is."
The community is invited to Saturday morning's ceremony.
It kicks off at 10:00am at David's Cemetery off Mad River Road in Kettering.
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