Vanished: 3 Mothers with Missing Children Together for the First Time

By: Brittany Escobar Their faces are across town, attached with the word "missing." In the past two years, three people have vanished and have yet to be found. The mothers of Zoe Campos, Maegan Hembree and Mark Ysasaga say they'll continue to search. KLBK'S Brittany Escobar sat down with all three mothers, together for the first time they share with eachother the pain that never goes away.

"I feel a lot of guilt because, you know, I just feel like, am I suppose to be enjoying myself even though my daughter is out there?" Melinda Campos has been searching for her daughter, Zoe Campos, for more than two months.

Anna Cuevas has been in her shoes and still is, she said she experience the guilt Campos is going through when her son, Mark Ysasaga first went missing.

"I'm not going to eat because I don't know if he's going to eat," Cuevas said she remembered even thinking she wasn't going to laugh because her son may be hurt.

Robbie Hembree said she can relate to that feeling of guilt as well.

"I should have been out there searching more," said Hembree, "Going through every field and lot and alley, but its just so overwhelming because its such a wide area."

Three mothers without answers.

"The not knowing part is what's tearing me up," said Campos.

Their children vanished without a trace.

"You just feel stuck," said Hembree, "You can't move forward."

Together for the first time, all on the same mission, to bring their children home.

"They're missing," said Cuevas, "It doesn't matter if they are my sons age, Zoe's age, even Maegan's age, something is wrong."

"It's just heart breaking knowing that our kids are out there and we can't find them," said Campos.

18-year-old Zoe Campos was last seen November 17, 2013.

Four days after her disappearance, her family spotted her car with someone other than Zoe driving.

They followed the car to an apartment complex, but never located the driver.

With the help of family and friends, Campos has spent the last two months posting fliers across Lubbock.

"All we are really trying to do is put her face out there and keep her face out there," said Campos.

Flier after flier, Campos said she wont stop.

"We are bringing her home."

"I wake up each day with hope, I really do, faith and hope, at the end of the day it's just a little disappointing, very disappointing, I want her home so bad," cried Campos.

"You just have to hold on to everything," said Hembree, "Every bit of your faith that God knows where she is at."

"Maegan's cell phone was on my plan and I just cant end the plan."

30-year-old Maegan Hembree was last seen February 26, 2013.

A few days later her car was found in Lubbock.

The Lubbock County Sheriff's office has named 48-year-old Michael Todd Ramsey as a person of interest in her case.

"We're still praying and still believing for answers and that she be found," said Hembree.

Hembree said her daughter would've never left her 6-year-old son Aiden.

"There's just not a lot of ways to help a little child understand why he suddenly went from having a mom and then having her not around anymore," said Hembree.

Aiden was Maegan's world, but Hembree said he's slowly forgetting.

"It was hard when he told Mylon he was forgetting that he was having a hard time remembering her," said Hembree.

To help him remember, Maegan's family has started a memory book.

"Aiden did have a dream that his mom came into his room and hugged him and said, 'I love you and daddy's going to take good care of you,' and as a Christian I just believe that that was really from God, that was really comforting to his heart," Hembree said behind tears.

Every day Maegan's missing is a battle for Hembree.

"You get up in the morning, its really hard to get yourself moving, but you put on a smile and try to act normal because people don't want to see you crying all the time," said Hembree.

"Every morning I wake up I walk by his room, not seeing him there and thinking maybe today is the day, but that day ends and it doesn't happen," said Cuevas.

16-year-old Anothony Mark Ysasaga was last seen June 14, 2012 walking to a friends house in the area of 50th and Slide Road.

"I came and laid in here for a while just thinking where can you be," Cuevas said crying from her son's bedroom.

Wondering where her sone is , is a constant question running through Cuevas' mind for the past 18 months.

"Hearing his laugh, that's one thing I cant remember is his laugh," said Cuevas, "For the life of me I can't remember it ."

Cuevas said she'd give anything to hear that laugh again.

"I sleep with my cell phone right next to my head so if there is that chance at three, four o'clock in the morning my phone rings I can here it," said Cuevas.

But like the other moms, another day comes and goes and still their search continues.

"We want you to come home, we're not going to stop looking for you, we just miss you, we love you," said Campos to her daughter Zoe.

"You don't need to be alone, you still have a family and you still have a God that loves you and can help us overcome whatever," said Hembree to her daughter Maegan.

"We just want him home, to get our life back the way it used to be, my family is torn apart because of this, we are not the same," said Cuevas.

If you have any information on the where abouts of Zoe Campos, Maegan Hembree or Mark Ysasaga call Crime Line at 741-1000.

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