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Young mother and son missing

Taj Kirby Long Taj Kirby Long
Lawanda Long Lawanda Long

New Orleans, La. - The New Orleans Police released information in hopes of helping a family find their missing loved ones. A 16-year-old mother and her 1-year-old have been gone for more than two weeks.

Lawanda Long and her son, Taj Kirby Long, have been missing since October 16th.

Her family says the two were last seen near the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Freret Street. She is believed to be staying somewhere in New Orleans East.

The family is trying to reach Long. She's described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, medium build, shoulder length hair.

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