The Missing: Brooklyn teen’s family begs her to come home | PIX 11

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — 16-year-old Janice Cortez was living with her mother and two sisters a block from the Wonder Wheel at Coney Island’s Luna Park, but she wasn’t happy with their simple, meager lifestyle. When she was 14, she had stayed away from home for a night or two, her mother Yanira Cortez said.

“She said she didn’t want to come back, [that] she had an ‘unfair life,’” Yanira Cortez, an immigrant from El Salvador, added.

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