Mother of Murdered Woman Joins Search for Amber

A large group of volunteers will search for Amber Dubois near the high school on North Broadway Saturday.  The 14 year old went missing on Friday February 13.  She was last seen walking to Escondido High School. 
The mother of Brittany Hart says she will also be there to help. 
"I just want to give the parents my moral support because I know what they're going through," said Karen Hart. 
Her 24 year old daughter Brittany went missing in 2007.  Brittany was murdered and her body was found in a rural area of East County.   The man accused of killing her is heading to trial for the murder.

More than 200 people came out in support of the family Friday evening.  People held candles outside the school in hopes Amber would be brought safely home. 

 "Basically, it kind of hits home because I know how I'd feel if I'd lost a child," said Escondido resident Amy Clark. 
"It's not just the county, the word is spreading across the country and everyone is praying for her and her family," said family friend Joe Peters. 
Amber's parents are grateful for the large turnout and support they've gotten since Amber disappeared. 
"A lot of people loved Amber and they still do, they want her home," said her mother Carrie McGonigle.  Carrie says she last saw her daughter before she headed to school.  "Someone has her, she's not just hiding from me or hiding from the house, someone has her".
The possibility of abduction scares everyone, especially parents. 
"My mom doesn't even let me walk around the streets anymore, she's afraid it'll happen to me," said Amber's friend Taylor Doyle. 
Amber's father believes his daughter is still alive and he vows to never stop searching for her. 
"I sleep an hour or two a night, and last night I don't even know if I got that," said Maurice Dubois. 
If, by chance, Amber did runaway, Carrie McGonigle has this message for her daughter. 
"Just come home, you won't be in trouble, just come home," McGonigle said. 
The family is offering a $500 dollar reward for any information about her whereabouts.   Her father says the reward money will go up as more donations come in.
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