Missing Cheerleader In South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, SC. (CNN) - The search is on in South Carolina for a missing cheerleader.  15-year-old Gabbiee Swainson disappeared from her Columbia home days ago.

Now, her mother is asking for the public's help in finding her daughter.

Meaghan Norman reports.

"I want to thank you. Please pray. We stopping all of them, they gonna stop today."
Drivers in the summits are getting stopped for this flyer of a girl who has no clue how her daughter vanished or where she is.

"We are doing everything possible that we can think of to bring my baby home. I believe she is still alive."

Elvia Swainson says she came home from work around 7 a.m. Saturday to Gabbiee's alarm clock going off, but no Gabbiee.

"I didn't see her in her bed and I panicked, I froze for a moment."

She says her daughter would never run away from home. She didn't take her keys or her purse. The only thing missing is her cell phone.

"We have all been calling and texting and at this point, nothing. The phone is going straight to voicemail."

Swainson has been canvassing neighborhoods since Saturday.

"I’m on autopilot, I have to bring my baby home. I look this way now, but at night I can't sleep. I'm driving around in my car yelling her name out."

While she's been looking for some sign of her only child, the community gathered in church to pray for Gabbiee's safe return.

"We want this badly and we believe god till the end.

Swainson has hired a private investigator who says every minute Gabbiee is missing matters.

"You better listen up. If you have a teenage daughter or a son and they go missing, it's usually classified as a runaway, and if you don't take matters into your own hands sooner than later, then your efforts may be in vain, and we just hope our efforts won't be in vain."

The Richland County Sheriff's Department has been working this case, they say there are no signs of foul play.

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