Namesakes

Mieko

Mieko

Mieko is the grandmother of long time Thrive Causemetics employee, Karly Kurata. She was born in Japan, and during the beginning of WWII she escaped to Mongolia as a young child. As the eldest, Mieko looked after her siblings and cousins while traveling by open train cars. She eventually moved to America to build a new life.

Mieko never stopped being the matriarch, and always supported her children and grandchildren. Throughout her life she displayed strength, tenacity, and extreme courage.