Marizela Perez — “Emem” or “Mei” to her loved ones — walked out of a Safeway grocery store on the University of Washington campus in Seattle on March 5, 2011 and hasn’t been seen since.
The heart-wrenching news is that there continues to be no news. We continue to maintain this website in case someone somewhere might remember something or see something that could provide clues.
Emem’s friends made bracelets using the Tagalog phrase from her tattoo — “lahat ay magiging maayos.” (“All will be well” or “Everything’s going to be okay.”)
It’s a constant reminder to never to take life and love for granted. Ever.