Still holding out hope: Nahomi gone more than a week as family searches, holds vigil

HARLINGEN — They’re distributing fliers, knocking on doors and still praying for the best — the safe return of 19-year-old Nahomi Rodriguez of San Benito.

Nahomi’s aunt, Enedina Sanchez, reported yesterday that she’s received about 1,000 phone calls from people trying to help the family find the teen who went missing during the early morning hours of July 17 after her shift at McDonald’s, located in Harlingen at 602 N. 77 Sunshine Strip.

The family also held a prayer vigil Sunday night and was able to regroup and strengthen again as they have been searching every day since Nahomi first went missing.

“We have received all types of leads, some good and some bad,” Sanchez said. “The police are investigating and they are on it.”

Sanchez said family members have come from across the country to help with the search, which yesterday included knocking on doors in the Ed Carey area.

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