Today is National Missing Children's Day

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A new billboard features the photo of a missing Texas teenager, unveiled on Missing Children's Day (KTRK)

Wednesday, May 25, is National Missing Children's Day.

To honor missing children in Texas and across the U.S., an electronic billboard will display Ali Lowitzer's picture in rotation.

Ali went missing in April 2010, when she was 16 years old.


The teen was last seen getting off her school bus in Spring, walking to her job at Burger Barn. Restaurant employees told police at the time, Ali never arrived to work.

Her mother, Jo Ann Lowitzer, has made it her life's work to keep Ali's story in the public eye.

"Not knowing if Ali is okay or even still alive is the worst feeling for me. It's a true nightmare," Jo Ann Lowitzer said through tears.

Starting today, pictures of missing children, like Ali, will appear on billboards across the state. The hope is that their pictures will generate new leads, new tips, and bring some of them home.

"Hopefully, someone sees this picture and calls in with a tip that will bring Ali home," said Lee Vela with Clear Channel, the company operating the billboards.

There is a $25,000 reward for information that could help lead authorities to finding Ali. If you have information call 1-800-THE-LOST.

There were 57,810 missing person reports in Texas reported in 2015, 46,121 of which were children.

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