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Event planned for Tuesday evening in honor of Ryan Larsen's 12th birthday

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A gathering will take place Tuesday night in honor of Ryan Larsen's 12th birthday.

Monday marked three weeks since Larsen vanished in La Vista.

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Larsen, who has autism, vanished after walking out of school May 17.

The event is set to take place at Central Park in La Vista at 7:30 p.m.

"We hope to collect birthday cards he can open when he comes home," a flyer advertising the event said.

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Participants are asked to wear green.

"We will have green ribbon pins, flyers to share and a card station to create birthday wishes for Ryan and thank you cards for local law enforcement for their efforts," the flyer said.

A short presentation will be held as well as a moment of prayer.

Ryan's sister Taylor posted a heartbreaking note for his birthday on Facebook:

"Happy birthday to the funniest and kindness kid I know. I miss you so much Ryan. You are so strong and loved by so many. Please come home soon so you can celebrate your birthday with us. Happy 12th birthday, I love you," the post said.


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