Max Maisel was quiet. The 21-year-old college junior was a self-described "recluse." But that didn't mean he wasn't engaged in life as it was happening around him.
"He was a quirky kid and that may have put some people off, but he was a sweet, sweet, boy and was growing up into a special young man," Meg Murray, his mother, recalled of the young man missing since Feb. 22. "What he loved, he loved deeply, and what he felt, he felt deeply."